Visual Communication AAS Degree: Multimedia TrackASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

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First Semester Courses 15 Credits
ARTS 1316 Drawing I 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication I 3
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
Second Semester Courses 15 Credits
IMED 1316 Web Design I 3
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media I 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
FLMC 1331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects I 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
Third Semester Courses 15 Credits
IMED 1341 Interface Design 3
IMED 2345 Interactive Digital Media II 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
FLMC 2331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects II 3
Fourth Semester Courses 15 Credits
ENGL 1301 Compostition and Rhetoric 3
Elective Social/Behavioral Science1 3
Elective Math1 3
Elective Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy & Culture1 3
IMED 2311-or-IMED 2380 Portfolio Development2-or-Cooperative Education: Interactive Media2 3
Visual Communication AAS (Multimedia Track) Program Total 60 Credits

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  1. Choose from the AAS Core. EDUC 1300 can count toward your Elective but must be taken in your first semester.
  2. Capstone Course

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The goal of the Visual Communication program is to create a stimulating learning environment for students where they can pursue their specific interest within five areas of professional study: graphic design, multimedia, web design, video and post production and 3-D animation. Design services, publishing, advertising, public relations, computer systems design and related services contain areas of employment for the visual communication graduate. 

The Multimedia Design program introduces students to the different facets of digital media technologies. Instructional topics include exposure to graphic design, web design, animation, and visual effects with video production. Students learn to apply creativity and technical skillsets to produce visual communication across a variety of media types. Additionally, instruction allows students to gain insight into marketing methodologies, user interface design, and technology project management, preparing them for various professional settings.

The Visual Communication Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded for successful completion of 60 credit hours that include a common core of academic and a selection of technical courses. A certificate in Visual Communication is structured to be completed in 2-3 semesters and is designed to provide a core understanding of a specific area.

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