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Las Positas College Visual Communications

Visual Communications(Graphic Design and Digital Media)

The Visual Communications program teaches students to apply graphic design and digital media principles to create effective communication pieces through the use of color, type, and imagery.

Students learn the principles of design and composition, typography, digital image manipulation, print and web page layout, and an array of technical skills using Adobe’s Creative Suite—Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat. In the web program, students will also learn to use Dreamweaver to work with HTML and CSS.

Students will not only work with the latest digital tools for creating captivating images and graphics, but will also learn how to effectively use the concepts and principles of design using colors, typography, and composition in developing their work.

Students who graduate from the Visual Communications program can look forward to working as art directors, graphic designers, web designers, and graphic artists.

In both the AA and certificate program, students learn advanced production techniques and produce client-based work for print, web and multimedia. Upon graduation, students will have completed a professional-level and be ready to go out into the work force.

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Las Positas Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program.