About Visual/Graphic Communications

Graphic and visual communications are powerful and influential media. In this program you will develop skills to communicate messages through several forms of print media, photography, video and on the web using state-of-the-art computer hardware and software (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash and more) and video (linear and digital) production and editing equipment. Skills of design, layout, photo conversion, composition, production preparation, image transfer, finishing and cost estimation of offset and screen printed products are developed and used to produce a variety of products. Also, through the development of video projects, students will learn how to capture, edit and produce videos and improve presentation skills. This program allows you to specialize in one or more areas to develop in-depth technical skills.

Hinds Graduate Opportunities

Advanced experience with Adobe Creative Cloud; Enter college with advanced training & knowledge for college or technical schools; Workplace employment opportunities due to higher level of experience & entry level skills

Career Opportunities

Graphic Designer, Video Editor, Press Operator, Photographer's Assistant, Textile Screen Printer, Film Stripper, and many more

Student Profile

  • Junior and/or Senior
  • Ability to work independently
  • Have a desire to pursue a career and/or post-secondary education in an visual or graphic communications related field
  • Dependabile transportation daily to Hinds Career Center

Course Credit Information - Vincennes University

  • DESN 120 - Computer Illustration (3 Credits)
  • DESN 155 Computer Page Layout (3 Credits)
School: Hinds Career Center
Post-Grad Credits: Vincennes

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