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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.

CORE COURSES


CoursesCredits
COM111Human Communications3
ENG101Crit Thinking & Acad Writing3
ENG102Composition and Research3
MAT120Contemporary Mathematics3
SSC100First Year Seminar1
POL111Political Science3
or
PSY121General Psychology3

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES


CoursesCredits
VSC115Intro To Design3
VSC125Color And Composition3
VSC133History of Graphic Design2
VSC160Raster Graphics3
VSC161Computer Graphics II4
VSC165Photography I3
VSC166Photography II3
VSC175Print Production Processes2
VSC190Intro To Videography3
VSC251Portfolio Workshop4
VSC267Color Photography4
VSC268Photo Illustration3
VSC270Project Management2
VSC275Self Promotion2

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES


CoursesCredits
BUS101Introduction to Business3
VSC109Drawing I3
or
VSC135Non-Western Art Survey3
or
VSC181CorelDraw4
or
VSC186Advanced Painting3
or
VSC292Video Production4
or
VSC260Multimedia Authoring3
or
VSC261Multimedia Sound3
or
VSC2643-D Design and Animation4
or
VSC265Motion Graphics3
or
VSC281Project Elective3
VSC131Art History I3
or
VSC132Art History II3
Select 1 course(s) from:
VSC109Drawing I3
VSC135Non-Western Art Survey3
VSC181CorelDraw4
VSC186Advanced Painting3
VSC260Multimedia Authoring3
VSC261Multimedia Sound3
VSC2643-D Design and Animation4
VSC265Motion Graphics3
VSC281Project Elective3
VSC292Video Production4