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2013-2014 Course Catalog 
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Basic Visual Communications

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The Basic Visual Communications certificate is designed for individuals with no prior graphic design experience and a desire to gain a basic understanding of design and software skills used in the visual communication industry. The courses in this certificate are the basic building blocks needed to provide a solid foundation preparing a student to enter into the world of visual communications.

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Program Entry Requirements

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Attend any required information/registration session.
  4. Obtain a minimum COMPASS Reading score of 61 or a minimum ACT Reading score of 14.
  5. Obtain a minimum COMPASS English score of 42 or a minimum ACT Writing score of 14.
  6. Obtain a minimum COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 25 or a minimum ACT Math score of 14.

Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 15

Some of these credits are applicable to the Visual Communications diploma  and the AAS degree in Graphic Design .

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