Visual Communications
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Target student: grades 11 & 12
Course length: 2 years
Credits: Up to 4 per year in CTE or a combination of CTE and integrated academic credit for career and financial management, English and math.
 
Bohlen Tech Center Course Syllabus (Click Here)
Sackett Tech Center Course Syllabus (Click Here)
Visual Communications
 
Instructors at Bohlen Center:
Rich Clarke 
Instructor at Sackett Center:
Amy Baker
abaker@boces.com
 
 
 

Visual Communications (Bohlen & Sackett Career and Tech Centers)

Take a quick look around at your surroundings. Advertising, product packaging, videos, websites and interactive games––they’re all part of your sensory world…and they were all designed to capture your attention and interest. Learn to be a part of the creative processes that bring this visual world to life in the Visual Communications Program. In this two-year program, you’ll be using cutting-edge technology and software packages to prepare for further study and/or gain an entry-level position in one of the already established or emerging communications arts career areas. The program includes studio-based instruction and creation of a professional portfolio, as well as either an in-house or industry-placed internship.
 

Sample units of study:

  • Design process
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Web authoring software
  • Camera operation
  • Video editing
  • Three-dimensional animation
  • Portfolio development/presentation

 

Career opportunities

  • Advertising
  • Film/video production
  • Game art and design
  • Graphic design
  • Illustration
  • Photography
  • 3-D animation
  • Web design

 College partners

  • The Art Institute of New York City
  • The Art Institute of Philadelphia
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
  • Mohawk Valley Community College
  • SUNY Canton

 

Visual Communications
 

 

Last Modified on October 21, 2016
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