B.A. Communication, Visual Communication Emphasis, Design Track

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Communication, Visual Communication emphasis, Design track.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 33
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 6 6
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

Major Requirements

Visual Communications Core
CMP 1110Media Writing3
CMP 2202Photo, Graphic, and Video Editing3
CMP 2286Visual Rhetoric3
CMP 3339Web Design3
CMP 4403Mass Communication and Society3
CMP 4410Mass Media History, Law, and Ethics3
Design Track
CMP 2231Introduction to Graphic Design3
CMP 3336Studio I: Typography and Digital Media3
CMP 3338Studio II: Typography and Print Media3
CMP 4437Illustration and Brand Identity3
CMP 4438Graphic Design Portfolio3
Two of the following from another Visual Communications track.6
Photo Media Track
History and Appreciation of Photography (Partially satisifes Objective 4)
Introduction to Photography
Photo Communication
Studio Photography
Advanced Photography
Video Track
Television and Video Production
Multiplatform Storytelling
Narrative Video Production
Advanced Video Production
Corporate Video Production
Complete two of the following:6
Business and Professional Communication
Media Literacy (Satisfies Objective 8)
Introduction to Public Relations
Introduction to Advertising
Social and Interactive Media Campaigns
3-D Modeling and Design
Virtual Reality Environments
Gender and Communication
Conflict Management
Rhetoric of Popular Culture
Total Credits45

​Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements45
Upper Division Free Electives15
Free Electives23
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education