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School of Visual Communication Design
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The Bachelor of Science degree in Photo Illustration provides the student with a comprehensive program of study balancing a liberal arts education with studio offerings in digital photography. Grounded in formal, technical and conceptual skills building, the Photo-illustration program focuses on the profession of photography as it relates to commerce. The School of Visual Communication Design's B.S. degree program builds a photography professional through experiential learning opportunities, as well as through required courses in graphic design and multimedia.
Photographers held about 152,000 jobs in 2008. Most of them worked in an around large cities. More than 1 out of 2 were self-employed, a much higher proportion than the average for all occupations.
General Admissions for Freshman Students: Students most likely to be admitted and succeed at the Kent Campus are those who have graduated with at least 16 units of the recommended college preparatory curriculum in high school, who have achieved a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), and whose composite ACT score is 21 or better (980 combined critical reading and math SAT score). For more information on admissions, visit the Admissions website for new freshmen.
Minimum 127 credit hours. Minimum 39 upper-division credit hours. Minimum 2.750 GPA in the major and 2.500 GPA overall. Students must receive a minimum B (3.000) in VCD 13001 before enrolling in VCD 23001. VCD 13001 may be taken a maximum three times until a minimum B (3.000) grade is achieved.
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Visual Communication Design (M.A. and M.F.A.)
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