Visual Communications Program Check List | BSCTC

Visual Communications Program Check List

Required Courses

General Education Requirements

  • MAT 110 - Applied Math or Higher Level Quantitative Reasoning - 3 Credits 
  • Natural Sciences - 3 Credits
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Credits
  • ENG 101 - Writing I - 3 Credits
  • Heritage/Humanities - 3 Credits

Subtotal: 15 Credits

Technical Core Requirements

  • VCC 100 - Introduction to Visual Communication - 3 Credits
  • VCC 106 - Typography - 3 Credits
  • VCA 108 - Digital Color Theory - 3 Credits
  • VCC 110 - Design Concepts - 3 Credits
  • VCC 125 - Computer Graphics I** - 3 Credits
  • VCC 166 - Photoshop Basics - 3 Credits
  • VCC 200 - Illustrator Basics - 3 Credits
  • VCC 220 - InDesign Basics - 3 Credits
  • VCA 280 - Portfolio Development - 3 Credits
  • VCC 297 - Internship - 3 Credits

Subtotal: 30 Credits

Graphic Design Track

  • VCC 235 - Graphic Design I - 3 Credits
  • VCC 245 - Graphic Design II - 3 Credits
  • VCC 255 - Emerging Media Design - 3 Credits
  • VCC 265 - Graphic Design III - 3 Credits
  • VCC 275 - Digital Production or Approved - Technical Elective - 3 Credits
  • Approved - Technical Elective - 3 Credits

Subtotal: 18 Credits

Mixed Media Design Track

  • Approved Technical Elective - 3 Credits
  • Approved Technical Elective - 3 Credits
  • Approved Technical Elective - 3 Credits
  • Approved Technical Elective - 3 Credits
  • Approved Technical Elective - 3 Credits
  • Approved Technical Elective - 3 Credits

Subtotal: 18 Credits

Production Design Track

  • VCC 214 Production Design I - 3 Credits
  • VCC 216 Production Design II OR - 3 Credits
  • VCP 250 Screen Printing - (3) Credits
  • VCC 218 Production Design III - 3 Credits
  • VCC 275 Digital Production - 3 Credits
  • VCC 285 Production Design IV - 3 Credits
  • Approved Technical Elective - 3 Credits

Subtotal: 18 Credits

Total Hours for Program 63

Certificates

Design Assistant (15 credits)

  • Elective from Visual Communication Core
  • VCC 106 - Typography
  • VCA 108 - Digital Color Theory
  • VCC 110 - Design Concepts
  • VCC 125 - Computer Graphics I**

Mixed Media Design (18 credits)

  • Elective from Visual Communication Core
  • VCC 110 - Design Concepts
  • VCC 125 - Computer Graphics I**
  • Approved Technical Elective
  • Approved Technical Elective
  • Approved Technical Elective

Production Design (15 credits)

  • VCC 110 - Design Concepts
  • VCC 125 - Computer Graphics I**
  • VCC 166 - Photoshop Basics
  • VCC 200 - Illustrator Basics
  • VCC 214 - Production Design I

Digital Photography (12 credits)

  • VCC 135 - Photo Editing for Photography or VCA 108 - Digial Color Theory
  • VCA 120 - Digital Photography I
  • VCC 166 - Photoshop Basics
  • VCA 131 - Digital Photography II or VCC 266 - Advanced Photoshop

Visual Communication -
Multimedia Umbrella Web Design (30 credits)

  • VCC 100 - Introduction to Visual Communication
  • VCC 106 - Typography
  • VCA 108 - Digital Color Theory
  • VCC 110 - Design Concepts
  • VCC 125 - Computer Graphics I**
  • VCM 220 - Webpage Design
  • VCM 230 - Advanced Webpage Design
  • Three Approved Technical Electives

** Course is Digital Literacy Approved