Sophia’s Visual Communications Pathway helps you gain mastery of the 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. Full Description
3 semester credits
Guaranteed to transfer to our partner colleges and universities.* See Partners
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Sophia's Visual Communications Course helps you to gain mastery of the essentials of communicating visually and apply this mastery in context. In this course, you will explore visual theories and learn about the key elements and principles of visual design, with a focus on color, typography, layout, and design analysis. This course emphasizes real world context and the role that visual communications play in today's society.
In Sophia's Visual Communications course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:
The Visual Communications course provides you access to Sophia's Many Ways™ learning model. This model provides you with multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each learning objective. With this unique model, you can find a method that appeals to your individual learning preference.
Hi Kristen, The final ID Verification Milestone is proctored and that can be a challenge for some students. Regardless, you did well and pass the course successfully. Congratulations!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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