Tyler Junior College

Visual Communications

Visual Communications (formerly Graphic Design/Photography) (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science | 2015-2016 Catalog

Total Semester Hours: 60

ENGL 1301 Composition I
SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication


MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I OR
   MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods OR
   *MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I OR
   *MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Mathematics II OR
   MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
   MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry OR
   MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences 

Language, Philosophy and Culture OR

ENGL 2332 World Literature I OR
  ENGL 2333 World Literature II OR
  HUMA 1301 Introduction to the Humanities I OR 
  PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy OR
  PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics

Creative Arts

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation OR
  DANC 2303 Dance Appreciation OR 
  DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater OR
  MUSC 1306 Music Appreciation

Component Area Option

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework

Major in Visual Communications

PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I
PHTC 2301 Intermediate Photography
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I
ARTC 2348 Digital Publishing III
GRPH 1359 Vector Graphics for Production
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II
PHTC 1345 Illustrative Photography I
IMED 1316 Web Design I?
PHTC 1341 Color Photography I
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development
GRPH 2336 Prepress Techniques?
IMED 2315 Web Design II

Courses titled in bold type represent general education courses.

*This course is not part of the Core Curriculum. 

Visual Comm Contact Information

Timothy C. Gill
Department Chair
Office: Pirtle T-368

Email: tgil@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2348

Advising contact: 903-510-2347