Prospective students may enjoy creating, designing, planning, analyzing, and taking an initial concept all the way to the implementation of the final design. Visual communication professionals may 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 in visual communication programs of study may include: graphic design, web design, desktop publishing, multimedia applications and related technical subjects.
A degree in visual communication may have many real-world applications, as businesses and media organizations may employ these professionals to help them communicate with various audiences through graphic design. Web interfaces, with which consumers regularly interact, use visual communication to help provide a usable, aesthetically pleasing experience.
The ITT Technical Institutes are a leading provider of technology education in the United States. Some ITT Technical Institutes offer Visual Communications programs of study in the School of Drafting and Design.