A.A.S. Program Course List

Visual Communications

Photo Imaging

A.A.S. Degree (T)

The Photo Imaging Option of the Visual Communications program is an exciting 21st century blend of traditional photographic processes and computer-based digital photography. This new technology mixes the aesthetics of fine art photography with the speed and flexibility of digital imaging. It is an exciting field with tremendous potential for artistic as well as commercial creativity. The sophistication of imagery from the computer allows designers and photographers to expand the limits of traditional photography. Students will utilize traditional photography, scanned images, and direct digital images to prepare solutions to realistic assignments. All assignments are geared toward the compilation of a final graduate portfolio. Graduates can look forward to being on the cutting edge of this exciting new technology. As the use of the web and other multimedia formats increases, the demand for skilled digital imaging professionals will continue to rise.


Courses Credits
COM 111 Human Communications 3
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
MAT 150 Business Mathematics 3


Courses Credits
VSC 115 Intro To Design 3
VSC 125 Color And Composition 3
VSC 133 History of Graphic Design 2
VSC 160 Computer Graphics I 4
VSC 161 Computer Graphics II 4
VSC 165 Photography I 4
VSC 166 Photography II 3
VSC 175 Print Production Processes 2
VSC 190 Intro To Videography 3
VSC 251 Portfolio Workshop 4
VSC 267 Color Photography 4
VSC 268 Photo Illustration 3
VSC 270 Project Management 2
VSC 275 Self Promotion 2
VSC 131 Art History I 3
VSC 132 Art History II 3


Courses Credits
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
POL 111 Political Science 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
Select 1 course(s) from:
VSC 109 Drawing I 4
VSC 135 Non-Western Art Survey 3
VSC 181 CorelDraw 4
VSC 186 Advanced Painting 3
VSC 260 Multimedia Authoring 3
VSC 261 Multimedia Sound 3
VSC 264 3-D Design and Animation 4
VSC 265 Motion Graphics 3
VSC 281 Project Elective 3
VSC 292 Video Production 4