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Visual Media Communications-Page Layout

Basic Certificate (BC)

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Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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Credit Hours (CH)

Credits

Program/Plan Number

192

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Prerequisites

  CH

Program General Requirements

  CH

Program Core Requirements

15 CH
Visual Communications
VIS COM 104
Digital Photography 3
Basic study of the industry and practice of photography using the digital camera. Topics include basic camera operations and techniques, portraits, lighting, and post-production techniques such as editing and retouching. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Kennedy-King
VIS COM 122
Graphic Software 3
This course is designed to familiarize the student with hardware and software used in the visual communication industry. Software includes Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, In design and other computer graphic software used for page layout design. Emphasis on the study and use of computer hardware equipment as: Monitors, keyboards, scanners, printers and digital cameras, etc. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated six credit hours will be counted towards graduation.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Kennedy-King
VIS COM 132
Publication Design 3
A study of digital publication design and digital prepress production with emphasis on planning and problem-solving in layout and desktop, desktop publishing, digital imaging, proofing and digital print work. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in VIS COM 101
Offered at: Kennedy-King
VIS COM 134
Logo Identity Design 3
Basic study of logo design, branding, and corporate identity. Emphasis is placed on actual creation, design briefs, the research of companies,, concepts, the use of symbols, typography, wordmarks, and imagery, and how each culminate into a unique identity for a business or institution. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in VIS COM 101, 122, AND 224.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
VIS COM 224
Digital Typography 3
This course is designed to familiarize the student with the computer hardware and software application used in the visual communication industry. Emphasis on the study of typography font design, specification, effects and copy fitting. Also, a study of the historical developments of typography from ancient to modern times will be studied. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated six credit hours will be counted towards graduation.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in VIS COM 101, Art 144, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King

Additional Requirements

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Program Elective Requirements

  CH

Area of Focus

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Focus Electives

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Career Pathways

Human Sciences (Liberal Arts)

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