AAS = Associate of Applied Science | 60 hours
The ability to solve communication problems, including the skills of problem identification, research and information gathering, analysis, generation of alternative solutions,
The ability to describe and respond to the audiences and contexts, which communication solutions must address, including recognition of the physical, cognitive, cultural, and social human factors that shape design decisions.
The ability to create and develop visual form in response to communication problems, including an understanding of principles of visual organization/composition, information hierarchy, symbolic representation, typography, aesthetics, and the construction of meaningful images.
An understanding of tools and technology, including their roles in the creation, reproduction, and distribution of visual messages. Relevant tools, technologies, and research include drawing, printing, photography, andtime-based and interactive media (film, video, computer multimedia).
An understanding of design from a variety of perspectives, including those of art history, communication, technology, and the social and cultural use of design objects.
An understanding of basic business practices, including the ability to organize design projects and to work productively as a member of teams.
- Graphic Designer
- Multimedia Specialist
- Advertizing/Editorial Photographer
- Production Designer