Visual Media Design - Emphasis in Graphic Design/Web Technologies - AAS

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: Amber BRAWNER (620)665-3358
Department Co-Chair: Jillene CUNNINGHAM (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: Cynthia RAPP (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.


Course Title Credits
AN101 Digital Animation I 3

The processes used to create, render, and animate three-dimensional objects using computer software including application of creating 3D geometry, applying materials, creating cameras, lights, and special effects to compose various scenes.

AN103 Storyboard Techniques 1

The graphical representation of storytelling based upon the organization, layout, content, theme, action, and timing of conceptual designs for multimedia projects.

AN105 Visual Effects and Compositing 3

Using animations, film footage, digital images, graphics, text, audio (music) and special effects to create a video composition.

AR225 Typography 3

Historical and formal aspects of typography; application of design processes-conceptualization, layout, execution; analysis of text and display type's form, pattern and texture for type selection and aesthetic arrangement with copy fitting and type specification skills.

BU145 Principles of Advertising 3

Forms of advertising common to distributive enterprises; classroom readings, discussions, evaluations and exercises on direct mail, radio, TV advertising and newspaper advertising.

BU202 Marketing 3

The scope and development of the modern marketing including marketing research, forecasting, consumer buying behavior and consumer motivation with emphasis on the marketing manager's implementation of the marketing mix: product, price, promotion and place.

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3

Microcomputers and various software applications; hardware and software selection, integration, and implementation; fundamentals of operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and computer problem solving.

IS120 Graphics on Microcomputers 3

Use of graphics software in the business and desktop publishing environments; bit-map and object-oriented graphics software.

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2

Principles of effective web interaction to create and maintain an effective web presence. This includes exploration of the primary design elements of proximity, alignment, repetition, and contract, in addition to the impact of color, images, page layout and typography on an intended audience. Web terminology and structure are explored as are web driven interactions such as blogs and social media.

IS174 Web Tools & Layout 2

Exploration of web design tools with a core focus on navigating and using Dreamweaver to create and maintain web sites in a project based setting.

IS225 Website Coding 2

Explore the use of HTML and CSS in basic website design and development, according to best practices, by way of coding with a text-based editor without the assistance of graphical user interfaces. This includes developing skills for troubleshooting.
Pre-Reqs: IS135 Website Layout & Graphics, or Departmental Consent

IS255 Visual Media Design Capstone 3

Create designs for on-campus organizations and local businesses. The process involves research skills, communication, leadership skills, time management, problem solving and executing designs using industry standard software. Students will learn the client/designer relationship as well as the entire design process from proofing to finalizing design files.
Pre-Reqs: AR135 or JP119 Advanced Digital Imagery, and IS113 Desktop Publishing, and IS120 Graphics on Microcomputer

IS275 Lowen Certified - Vehicle Wrap Design 1

Principles of vehicle design by use of open critiques to show effective brand awareness, file setup, and computer settings; creating vehicle wrap templates while sustaining the 3D image, finding, creating, and implementing different art elements and learning the entire process from proofing to finalizing files for print.
Pre-Reqs: AR134 Introduction to Digital Imagery, or JP118 Introduction to Digital Imagery, and IS120 Graphics on Microcomputer

JL220 Visual Communications Internship 2

A partnership with industry and the college Visual Communications program which will provide the student with actual on-the-job work experience. The course is repeatable for credit up to a maximum of 6 credit hours.

AR134 OR JP118 Introduction to Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3
Course Title Credits
AR134 Introduction to Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

JP118 Introduction to Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

AR135 or JP119 Advanced Digital Imagery 3
Course Title Credits
AR135 Advanced Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

JP119 Advanced Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

General Education Options 15
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR102 Art History: Modern 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

AR110 Drawing I 3.00

BI100 Basic Concepts for Allied Health Studies 1.00

BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI102 Ecology of Environmental Problems 3.00

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

BI105 Biology II 5.00

BI112 General Microbiology 4.00

BI115 Basic Radiation Biology 2.00

CH101 General Chemistry 5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH106 Chemistry II 5.00

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5.00

CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5.00

CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5.00

CH201 Organic Chemistry I 5.00

CH202 Organic Chemistry II 5.00

EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN102 English Composition II 3.00

EN103H Honors English Composition I 3.00

EN107 Business English 3.00

EN108 Technical Writing 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

EN220 Poetry Writing 3.00

FR101 Elementary French I 5.00

FR102 Elementary French II 5.00

FR103 Elementary French III 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GE110 United States Regional Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

GR101 Elementary German I 3.00

GR102 Elementary German II 3.00

GR103 Elementary German III 3.00

GR205 Oral German 2.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI111 A Survey of Russian History 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI121 Kansas History 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

MA105 Intermediate Algebra 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA109 PreCalculus Mathematics 5.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA114H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA130 Engineering Graphics I 5.00

MA201 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA202H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA206 Differential Equations 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU102 Introduction to Music Literature 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU132 Symphonic Band I 1.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PE122 Rhythms I 2.00

PE123 Rhythms II 2.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Slow Pitch Softball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

PE203 Rhythms III 2.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

PY101 Descriptive Astronomy 3.00

PY102 Weather and Climate 3.00

PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY113 General Physics II 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

PY202 Engineering Physics II 5.00

PY205 Engineering Mechanics-Statics 3.00

RE101 New Testament Literature 3.00

RE102 Old Testament Literature 3.00

RE106 Introduction to World Religions 3.00

SH101 Public Speaking 3.00

SH103 Oral Interpretation 3.00

SH105 Forensics 1.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

SP100 Workplace Spanish 2.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP202 Spanish Conversation, Culture, and Writing 3.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

TH116 Introduction to Acting 3.00

TH117 Scene Design 3.00

TH118 Stagecraft 3.00

TH119 Stage Makeup 3.00

TH121 Advanced Acting 3.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TR101 Applied Algebra 3.00

TR103 Applied Trigonometry 3.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

Visual Media Design Electives 9
Course Title Credits
AR110 Drawing I 3.00

AR111 Drawing II 3.00

AR122 2-D Design 3.00

AR123 3-D Design 3.00

AR124 Color 3.00

AR141 Graphic Design 3.00

AR220 Internship 2.00

BU204 Advanced Small Business Management 3.00

CS110 Fundamentals of Digital Design 3.00

CS200 Problem Solving and Programming 4.00

IS113 Desktop Publishing 3.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

JL104 Publications Lab I 1.00

JL105 Publications Lab II 1.00

JL203 Publications Lab III 1.00

JL204 Publications Lab IV 1.00

JL205 Introduction to Magazine Production 2.00

JL206 Magazine Production and Planning 2.00

JP110 Basic Photography 3.00

JP113 Advanced Photography 3.00

MP106 Introduction to Media Technology 3.00

MP111 Audio/Video Scriptwriting 3.00

MP112 Studio and Field Production 3.00

MP113 Video Editing and Post-Production I 3.00

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