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Visual Communications

Earn your Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communications in as little as 31-months!

Specialize in 2D Print

It's All About Your Future!

Program Details
Visual Communications

Program Details

Platt College School of Graphic Design’s Bachelors's degree program in Visual Communication helps you build the skills you need to start an exciting new career.

You can specialize in 2D Print. This specialization provides graduates with the skills necessary to pursue careers in these dynamic industries.

The Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication (BAVC) develops professionals who take concepts and then create visual imagery by employing type, illustration, sound, music, photography, and animation. Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication degree program will produce a professional portfolio that will make them viable candidates for employment in the myriad of industries related to visual communication.

Past graduates have found successful employment as animators, computer animators, digital media producers, special effects artists, background designers, computer artists, layout artists, and video game artists.


2D Print Specialization concept

2D Print Specialization

You’ll focus on developing print collateral that is used in marketing, branding, and advertising to communicate and motivate action.

You’ll expand your skills in key areas such as typography, font creation, design, illustration, photography and proven design principles. You’ll also learn skills designed to help you learn how to work as part of a graphic design team, including marketing dynamics & strategies, art direction, team projects, and prepress.

In all of our specializations, you’ll conclude with interactive courses in portfolio preparation designed to better prepare graduates to conduct effective interviews, self-marketing, as well as produce a highly professional and competitive portfolio.

Except as expressly provided in California Education Code Section 94898, Platt College reserves the right to modify policies, course schedules, curricula or courses within reason due to exigent circumstances, program upgrades and/or content changes, and to cancel programs of study, modes of delivery, upcoming start dates or individual courses as it deems necessary. If a course or program is canceled, the school may schedule course completion at a later date or refund all monies paid for the canceled course or program if the student does not wish to continue with the program at the later date. All Platt College programs are not available at all locations, please see an Admissions Representative for more information on specific enrollment information.

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