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Las Positas College Visual Communications

The Program

Classes are designed to mirror the creativity and complexity found in the industry. Students use Adobe Creative Suite software programs including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, and Dreamweaver with HTML and CSS to design and create for print and web. Students learn composition, typography, color theory, digital image manipulation, print and web page layout, and an array of technical skills to prepare them for a career in design.

Learning Paths

Associate of Arts Degree (AA)

The VCOM AA degree prepares students for transition into the profession including transfer to a 4-year university program. Required and elective classes teach skills in digital print and web that will be enhanced at the 4-year college level or workplace.

Certificate of Achievement

The goal of the Certificate of Achievement program is immediate job entry. By completing the certificate of achievement, students will gain valuable experiences and skills to prepare them for the work place. Students can chose an emphasis in digital print and/or we, and are required to complete internships. Students may receive two certificates if they complete all web and print coursework.

Drop-in and Learn

Professionals and other students who do not need to obtain a degree or certificate are welcome to join our classes. Enroll in any course listed online and in the Schedule of Classes under the “100” numbered series (credit/no-credit).

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

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