Communication Design

Communication Design

AWARD: Associates
LENGTH: 2 Years


This progam is not accepting new students.


The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Communication Design is designed for the student who desires training in media arts, technical skills, and communication. Classes will help build skills in drawing, design, business promotion, and computer graphics. Upon completion of the program, the student may seek an entry-level job in graphic design and visual communication.


Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.


  • Access to a computer that meets or exceeds the PC Specifications for Non-Technical Programs.
  • All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma or certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Communication Design AAS is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  •     the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  •     suggested course when more than one option exists
  •     which semester each course is typically offered
  •     if the course has a prerequisite
  •     courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Communication Design AAS