Visual Art and Design

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Students with an aptitude in creative problem solving, drawing, design, photography and/or computer related visual communication should consider this rapidly expanding and competitive field. The Visual Art and Design Department allows students to specialize in several different areas:

Animation artists find varied careers in the creation of digital 2D and 3D art and animation in the video game, broadcast, film and Internet industries. Students have the opportunity of earning an AAS or an AS/Transfer Degree in Animation
Visual Art & Design - Animation Emphasis (AAS)
Visual Art & Design - Animation Emphasis (AS Degree)

Graphic designers are responsible for the creative concept, design, layout and executionPainter
of printed and digital materials such as ads, brochures, logos, annual reports, catalogs, signs, packaging and posters.
Visual Art & Design - Design Emphasis (AAS) 

Illustrators provide traditionally and digitally produced images, appropriate for use in advertising and editorial design applications.
Visual Art & Design - Illustration Emphasis (AAS)

Students who follow this track  will prepare themselves for entry level work using industry applications for authoring multimedia content for diverse delivery mediums, including Internet, mobile devices, mobile devices, HDTV content and turn key applications
Visual Art & Design - Multimedia Emphasis

Photography is widely used in visual art and design, including fine art. Students who elect to pursue the AAS Degree in Visual Art & Design’s Photography Emphasis will become acquainted with, and gain competencies in, all aspects of the photographic arts.
Visual Art and Design - Photography Emphasis (AAS)


We are DELIGHTED to finally be able to offer students the opportunity to earn an AAS Degree in  Web Design!  Students will prepare themselves for entry-level work in the design, creation, and maintenance of websites.
Visual Art and Design - Web Design Emphasis (AAS) 

Electronic Publishing (CC)
Web Graphic Design (CP)
Creative Arts Entrepreneurship (CP)
Mobile Publishing (CC)
Motion Graphics and Visual Effects (CP)