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The ability to communicate visually is a critical requirement of nearly every contemporary industry. Graphics and typography are used to convey ideas, present concepts, and market projects through all types of media. The Visual Design undergraduate certificate program provides students with an introduction to the language of design and the theories that ground the production of quality visual products. Students will gain experience with the tools used in design projects as well as recognize the professional workflow that is adapted to develop creative ideas. The program affords students a working perspective on the aesthetics of design and enables an appreciation for how design plays a part across various media.
Certificate's Objective The Visual Design undergraduate certificate program will provide students with foundational knowledge of design concepts and software. Students will develop graphical ideas and utilize industry-standard software to bring their ideas to life. The knowledge and skills gained throughout the Visual Design certificate program will enhance students’ ability to develop visual projects for various industries and clients.