Students who choose the Visual Communication Design concentration will focus on the traditional areas of print and web-based graphic design as well as digital media.

Students in this concentration acquire a strong foundation in basic studio art. They are introduced to typography, publication design, web design and commercial illustration, and develop competencies in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, and Dreamweaver, as well as programs used for web design.

They will study digital media including 2D digital art such as illustration and conceptual design, and develop 3D skills that can be used in a wide variety of entertainment industries. They will master Maya, Autodesk, and other software designed for digital media. Internship opportunities with regional advertising, graphic design and commercial art businesses are strongly encouraged as part of our upper level course offerings.

A minor in Visual Communication Design is an option for Tusculum students. The minor consists of 15 hours of coursework.

For more information regarding course requirements, visit our catalog.