Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are statements by faculty members that describe the most important things students will know and be able to do when they graduate from a program.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Students who successfully complete the Communication Design AAS program will be able to:

  • apply two- and three-dimensional foundation principles to visual literacy problems;
  • recognize and create effective typographic hierarchies as part of original graphic design solutions;
  • apply research, analysis, and critical thinking skills to the various stages of effective communication design development from concept sketching to complete comprehensive;
  • create well-executed projects with appropriate attention to detail, using both digital and hand skills;
  • demonstrate professionalism and confidence in individual and group projects and presentations, which include the combination of oral, written, and visual skills; and
  • develop design solutions that address the parallel relationships between advertising design, graphic design, packaging design, and visual presentation and exhibition design.