Purpose: The curriculum is designed for persons who seek full time employment in the Communication Design profession. Upon completion, an individual would be prepared to work in the field of web based interactive design including multimedia techniques specific to the web.
Recommended Preparation: Proficiency in high school English and a satisfactory aptitude for drawing.
Equipment and Supplies: Communication Design students are required to purchase certain basic equipment and materials necessary to achieve professionally-oriented objectives. Most of the equipment is purchased in the beginning class (Introduction to Graphic Skills) and can be used throughout the two-year program.
1 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
3 Division approval required for substitution. The laboratory science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.
4 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.