Visual Communication—Social Media Design Certificate

(formerly Visual Communication — Digital Media Certificate)

Curriculum VIC.DGM.CERT (C448U)

Offers students foundation skills in social media for Web, video, and photography, as applied to interactive work. Computer skills are developed through design projects using Adobe Creative suite software and other industry software. The application of digital cameras is covered. Qualified individuals may find entry-level employment in business, and social media agencies. Career paths are expanding in the field of social media with the growth of technology in all fields of employment.

Typical job titles include: Entry-level: Social Media Specialist.

Last Update Effective: 8/21/16

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

VIC 161

Introduction to Photoshop

3

 

VIC 162

Digital Photography

3

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VIC 172

Web Page Design

3

 

VIC 285

Digital Video

3

 

 

 

12

Semester Two

 

VIC 163

Digital Studio Photography

3

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MCM 200

Basic News Editing or

 

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VIC 270

Writing for Multimedia

3

 

VIC 275

Designing for Social Media

3

 

VIC 288

Video Editing

4

 

 

 

13

 

 

Total credits required

25

See VIC course descriptions.

Coordinator: Lorette Dodt, Ext. 3519

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/VisualCommunicationSocialMediaDesignCertificate.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.