What You Will Learn
This degree provides cross-training in print advertising, electronic publishing, video production, and web page building. Students will learn to apply technology to assemble graphics, text and media to communicate a message.
Students are provided a balance of design theory and technical production. The goal is to give students the ability to foster creative ideas as well as produce final work.
Graduates in Visual Communications Media & Technology will find employment and freelance opportunities in service businesses like advertising agencies, multimedia companies and printing companies, as well as in the marketing/ public relations and communications departments of corporations.
Qualities Needed to Work in This Field
Students in this major:
- Need to be detail oriented
- Need to like working at the computer
- Need to be a good communicators
- Need to be a creative problem solvers
Rapid growth is expected in this area. New technologies and the Internet will continue to fuel growth in this field for the foreseeable future
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Occupations related to this degree:
NC State has transfer agreements with the University of Findlay and Bowling Green State University.
Courses Plan by Semester
Descriptions of Courses
Prior to entering this program students must have mastery of the computer skills presented in:
*The North Central Region of Ohio includes these counties: Richland, Ashland, Crawford, Wayne, Holmes, Medina, Huron, Seneca, Wyandot, Marion, Morrow, Knox, and Delaware.