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Do you have a creative flair? Are you good at translating concepts into words and visual design? Channel your artistic interests into an exciting and rewarding career with Visual Communications!

Visual communications incorporates the rationale behind choosing the message and the medium, providing the “why” of the message with the “how” for a specific purpose and audience. It provides not only the form of graphic design, but also the function of why a particular medium (printed material, website or other) best suits a particular message.

This high-demand, lucrative field requires design expertise, written communication skills and computer knowledge. With the large volume of businesses, design firms and advertising agencies in the north Texas area, you can work in:

  • Advertising
  • Desktop publishing
  • Graphic design
  • Multimedia communications and presentations
  • Print production
  • Web design and construction

National Academic Recognition

Brookhaven College’s Visual Communications program is recognized among universities and industry employers throughout North Texas for job-ready graduates who enter the workplace with quantifiable skills and a solid portfolio.

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Our multidisciplinary approach offers a solid curriculum that integrates design and communication skills with the latest Macintosh computer technology. Small classes are taught by instructors who are working professionals in the industry.

The program is recognized by the Texas Skills Standards Board, an advisory board to the governor and Legislature whose mission is to develop a system of skill standards for community and technical colleges. Brookhaven’s program is one of only two community college programs in Texas that has been awarded this prestigious recognition. 

The Visual Communications program is also an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the national accrediting agency for art and design and design-related disciplines. 

Visual Communications Degree and Certificate Options

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