The Visual Communications Web Design program will prepare students to become capable new media web designers creating original interactive media with a strong visual style and the level of web programming that is appropriate to the new media project’s concept and goals. With the emphasis on new media design skills, the program addresses the ever-evolving nature of visual communications within the new media environment.
Students will gain project and goal-oriented skills in design creation, layout and presentation involved with all the major new media formats, including mobile broadcast and dynamic web site programming. The interdisciplinary project based curriculum focuses on the creation of a variety of interactive media tools that include gaming, entertainment, and other types of media.
Students interested in the Visual Communications–Web Design program must have a strong interest in web-based technologies and have an aptitude for problem solving in an individual and collaborative group setting, excellent aesthetic judgment, and the ability to meet deadlines and project specifications.
The Visual Communications Web Design program curriculum prepares graduates for entry-level employment in this rapidly changing field. Employment is typically found in gaming, entertainment media, virtual reality, corporate, design, and academic interactive departments. Companies that specialize in new media, such as website development, computer animation and interactive media are also sources of employment for graduates of the Visual Communications Web Design program.
Entry-level job titles are multimedia designer, interactive designer, web page designer, animator, freelance media artist, media designer, or interactive media producer.
Graduates will be able to
|CIST 100||Introduction to Information Tech||3.00|
|CISW 101||Client-Side Script Language (day only)||3.00|
|FINE 210||Two Dimensional Design||3.00|
|VISC 115||Digital Imaging||3.00|
|WRIT 101||English Composition||3.00|
|BUSC 220||Team Development||3.00|
|VISC 122||Web Design||3.00|
|VISC 220||Digital Photography||3.00|
|LITR 210||Concepts of Literature||3.00|
|WRIT 103||Writing For Business/Tech||3.00|
|MATH 110||Mathematics of Business||3.00|
|TAOC Category Three|
|BIOL 110||Human Ecology & Heredity||3.00|
|CHEM 105||Principles of Biological Chemistry||3.00|
|PHYS 110||Introduction to Astronomy||3.00|
|TAOC Category Four|
|CIST 170||Web Dev with Adobe Dreamweaver||3.00|
|CISW 201||Object Oriented Programming I (day only)||3.00|
|VISC 130||Digital Video I (day only)||3.00|
|VISC 208||Digital Animation (day only)||3.00|
|PSYC 105||Social Psychology||3.00|
|TAOC Category Five (PSYC OR SOCI) 3|
|CISW 206||Server Side Programming Languages (day only)||3.00|
|CISW 210||E-Commerce Applications||3.00|
|VISC 201||Interactive Design (day only)||3.00|
|VISC 240||Digital Portfolio||3.00|
|VISC 260||Visual Communication Internship||3.00|
|VISC 218||Media Design Entrepreneurship||3.00|