Take Visual Communications online at your own pace
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 Challenges (formative assessments) and 4 Milestones (summative assessments) with an overall score of 70% or better.
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