The Associate of Fine Arts in Visual Communication prepares students who intend to transfer to Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) programs at four-year institutions and professional schools of art. In this A.F.A. program, students pursue rigorous training and art education in two dimensional graphic, new media and motion graphic arts. There are well-equipped studios and computer systems to support this major.
This program focuses on concepts of drawing, design and the use of the computer as a graphic art tool. It is intended for students who wish to pursue careers as graphic designers, commercial artists and computer artists.
Graduates are able to:
demonstrate concept development and visual planning strategies towards creative solutions to design problems.
apply industry standard tools such as software and hardware to solve design problems.
identify major design movements and influences from historic, cultural and social perspectives.
demonstrate the application of analysis and problem solving to achieve design solutions.
demonstrate technical and artistic development throughout a design portfolio of stylistically diverse projects.