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Visual Communication and Design (Graphic Design)

Visual Communication & Design with a Concentration in Graphic Design, Associate of Applied Business

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MATH-1140, MATH-1141, MATH-1200, MATH-1270, and MATH-1280 can no longer count towards fulfilling the college-level mathematics requirement.  These courses were re-classified as developmental mathematics by the state of Ohio in 2016.  Tri-C established a 5-year transitioning window for students who had completed these courses prior to 2016 to apply them towards meeting graduation requirements, which expired in Summer 2021. It is highly recommended to see a counselor to determine the appropriate math required for your current major.

ART-1050Drawing I3
VC-1000Visual Communication Foundation3
VC-1061History of Graphic Design3
VC-1201Typography I3
Arts and Humanities requirements3
Select one of the following:3
College Composition I
Honors College Composition I
VCPH-1450Digital Imaging I3
VCGD-1500Advertising and Design3
VC-1431Vector Graphics3
MATH-1xxx1000-level MATH course or higher3
Communication requirements3
VC-2301Graphic Design and Illustration3
VCGD-2331Brand Identity Design3
VCGD-2232Typography II3
VCXX-xxxxVisual Communication & Design elective3
Social and Behavioral Science requirements3
VCGD-2400Information Graphic Design3
VCGD-2431Package Design3
VCGD-2631Graphic Design Studio3
VCIM-2700User Experience Design3
VC-2991Portfolio Preparation3

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