INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • Program: Interactive Design Video Production
  • Course: Introduction to Visual Communications
  • Course #: MMVP1505
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

In this course emphasis will be on the basic visual design strategies and techniques used in all types of multimedia presentations.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Compare media aspect ratios
Determine legibility requirements for different media
Compare color/font requirements for different media environments
Identify fonts correctly for different media
Determine correct typographical spacing
Identify colors correctly for different media
Evaluate existing visuals for different media playback formats
Identify different styles/levels of visualization
Create images/designs using different visual styles

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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