Prospective students may enjoy creating, designing, planning and analyzing, while taking an initial concept all the way to the implementation of the final design. Visual communication professionals utilize these skills to create communications that convey information in forms that can be read or seen. Possible topics explored through classroom instruction and hands-on applications may include: graphic design, web design, desktop publishing, multimedia applications, and related technical subjects.
A degree in visual communications may have many real-world applications, as businesses and media organizations could employ these professionals to help them communicate with various audiences through graphic design. Web interfaces, with which consumers regularly interact, use visual communication to ensure a usable, aesthetically pleasing experience.
Some ITT Technical Institutes, leading providers of technology education in the United States, offer Visual Communications degree programs in the School of Drafting and Design.