The Visual Communications Technology program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter the graphics field as successful employees. The program provides instruction in graphics software application (Macintosh), graphics repress, print production procedures, finishing/binding, and screen printing.
Possible Employment Positions: Graphic designer or artist.
Possible Employment Locations: Government agency, state agency, business or industry.
Prerequisites: ENGL 0316 , NCBI 0116 , MATH 0330 and NCBM 0130 .
Program Duration: Two semesters. An additional semester of basic skills courses may be required depending on student's prior training/education.
Students who lack proficiency in sign communication may be required to enroll in SGNL 1301 , SGNL 1302 , or SGNL 2301 until proficiency is attained. Students who lack a proficiency in keyboarding speed and accuracy may be required to enroll in POFT 1227 until proficiency is attained.
In order for a student to advance to the next course within the GAT course of study, the student must pass each of the courses with a grade of "C" or better. GAT majors making a grade of "D" or below on any of these courses will be required to repeat the course.