Visual Communications reviews
Amazing course that really opened my eyes to art and the way it can be created, interpreted, marketed, and even bought! Definitely worth the time and effort.
Great Class and great support
Easy class, took about 4 hours.
Favorite class so far!
Very Enjoyable class!
Thank you for including the rationale. It helped to learn why what I chose was wrong or right.
Such a fun class. Not hard at all. I learned a lot and am glad I was able to take it.
I really enjoyed this course. It was very easy to follow along.
A easy and interesting course! Overall I enjoyed it and it finished the whole course in one day. Recommend!
Mario was a great teacher. I learned a lot. Interesting class and can be completed rather quickly depending how much time you can spend on it a day. Enjoyable!
This course is definitely by far my favorite course I have completed so far on Sophia. I loved each unit and much knowledge was given/taught. I have really wanted to grow in my knowledge of Visual Communications and Graphic Design and this course is exactly what I've been looking for. I definitely recommend this course to anyone looking to dive into Marketing, Project Management, Graphic Design, Web Development and UX Design. This course was really fun!
Great class! It was informative and interesting.
This was a great and easy course, I highly recommend doing it!
Very informative. Easy to understand
Very Interesting course.
Great class. Five thumbs up.
I've enjoyed this course. The practice milestones was very helpful.
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Explore the principles of design and what makes visual communication such a powerful tool in getting a message across. Access this course anywhere, anytime with Sophia’s smart, user-friendly platform.
ACE Credit®-recommended for 3.0 semester credits
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Sophia’s Visual Communications Pathway provides an introduction to basic concepts of visual design, helping you apply these concepts in context. In this Pathway, you will explore visual theories of communications and key elements and principles of design, with an emphasis on color, typography, and layout. In this Pathway, you will learn how to analyze a visual design and will understand the role that visual designs play in today’s society.
Assessments and grading
This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 9 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 3 Milestone assessments (these are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- Examine basic visual design concepts
- Distinguish how color, type & layout contribute to communication
- Analyze the role of design in visual communications
- Evaluate visual communication processes and products
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