The purpose of this course is to analyze and deploy visual communication techniques to solve communication problems. Parallels are drawn between verbal and visual rhetoric and tone, and students are taught the basics of visual brainstorming, developing and refining visual ideas. Course material includes effectively selecting and implementing colour, typefaces, images, and layout techniques in order to effectively convey complex messages using visual media.
Before taking this course, students must have completed their technical elective (COMP) course. Students must also have one of the following English requirements, as well as intermediate word processing skills in the latest version of MS Word for Windows: 1) English 12 "67%" (C+) or equivalent (refer to BCIT's Admission page); 2) COMM 0015 score of 70 or better.
Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.
Tue Jul 13 - Tue Aug 17 6 Weeks
|Jul 13 - Aug 17||Tue||18:00 - 21:00||
See Notes below
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2016
COMM 2040 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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