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Visual Communications

Graphic Design, Interactive Media, Video, Photography, Web Design, and Illustration

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Disciplines

Visual Communications is a diverse field, bringing together many different media. As a VC student, you have the opportunity to be exposed to not only graphic design, but Web design, photography, illustration, filmmaking and animation.

Graphic Design

We have an entire program that leads to an AAS degree in Graphic Design just for you. Classes include:

  • ART118 Digital Design and Color
  • ART221 / ART222 / ART223 Graphic Design 1, 2, 3
  • ART224 / ART225 Type Design 1, 2
  • ART265 Digital Photography
  • ART266 Studio Photography
  • VC111 Intro to Visual Communications
  • VC114 Intro to Digital Graphics
  • VC115 Intro to Interactive Media
  • VC224 / VC225 / VC226 Layout 1, 2, 3
  • VC151 Graphic Production
  • VC235 Interface Design (Web Design)
  • VC246 File Prep
  • VC283 Business of Graphic Arts
  • VC284 Portfolio Preparation

Web Design

We offer a Interactive Media Option to our Graphic Design AAS, which focuses on web design, animation, and digital video. Courses focusing in web design include:

  • VC237 / VC238 / VC239 Web Design 1, 2, 3
  • VC235 Interface Design
  • VC272B Web Studio
  • VC134 / VC 144 Dreamweaver 1,2
  • VC135 / VC136 Flash 1, 2
  • VC137 / VC138 Web Graphics 1, 2

Photography

While we do not offer a degree in photography, we offer many courses to help you improve your skills in this field.

  • VC130 / VC131 Photoshop 1, 2
  • ART237 Photo Illustration
  • ART261 General Photography
  • ART261D General Photography: Digital (for non-program students)
  • ART262 Intermediate Photography
  • ART263 Photography: Special Topics
  • ART265 Digital Photography (required)
  • ART266 Studio Photography (required)
  • ART267 Portrait Photography
  • ART268 Documentary Photography

Illustration, Graphic Novels, Sequential Art

While we do not offer a degree in illustration, there are many courses at Chemeketa that can help improve your skills in this field.

  • ART131 Drawing
  • ART204, ART205, & ART206 Introduction to Art History
  • ART234 / ART235 / ART236 Figure Drawing 1, 2, 3
  • VC130 / VC131 Photoshop 1, 2
  • VC139 / VC140 Illustrator 1, 2
  • ART230 Digital Painting
  • ART237 Photo Illustration
  • ART238 Intro to Illustration
  • ART239 Intro to Digital Illustration
  • ART240 Advanced Digital Illustration
  • ART270—ART275 Printmaking
  • ART281 Painting

Video, Animation, Filmmaking

We offer a Interactive Media Option to our Graphic Design AAS, which focuses on animation, digital video, and web design. Courses focusing in animation, digital video, and related fields include:

  • FLM265 Documentary Filmmaking / FLM266 Narrative Filmmaking / FLM267 Advanced Filmmaking
  • VC243 / VC244 Animation 1, 2
  • ART131 Drawing
  • ART234 Figure Drawing 1
  • WR262 / WR263 Screenwriting 1, 2
  • FA255 / FA256 / FA257 Film Arts: Understanding Movies