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Visual Communications

Visual Communications

Sophia’s Visual Communications Pathway provides an introduction to basic concepts of visual design, helping you apply these concepts in context. In this Pathway, you will explore visual theories of communications and key elements and principles of design, with an emphasis on color, typography, and layout. In this Pathway, you will learn how to analyze a visual design and will understand the role that visual designs play in today’s society. Full Description

  • Guaranteed Credit Transfer to The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • 3 semester credits at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Equivalency: Humanities Elective
  • Category: English and Communication

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Sophia's Visual Communications course helps you gain an understanding of the essentials of communicating visually and to apply this understanding in context. In this course, you will explore visual theories and learn about the key elements and principles of visual design, with a focus on color, typography, layout, and design analysis. This course emphasizes real-world context and the role that visual communications play in today's society.

Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 9 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 3 Milestone assessments (this are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course you'll be able to:

  • Examine basic visual design concepts
  • Distinguish how color, type, & layout contribute to communication
  • Analyze the role of design in visual communications
  • Evaluate visual communication processes and products

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303 Student Reviews
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by Aubrey U. on August 15, 2019
Easily done in a day, the information is all there and you can click back. It is longer than a few other classes I've taken here. It had three units vs. just one and the test had a lot of questions I think on average about 20 between the 4 test.
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by Rakisha S. on August 14, 2019
This was a very easy course. Took me about a week to complete and the tutorials by Mario were very easy to follow and helpful to complete the questions. Easy way to earn credits!
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by Julie T. on August 14, 2019
great class that gave an overview of all the components of advertising!
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by Keri S. on August 9, 2019
If you are looking for an engaging but quick elective, this is a good course.
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by Jacqueline M. on August 8, 2019
Very easy to understand concepts on Visual Communications.
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by Suryanarayana A. on August 8, 2019
Awesome course!
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by Courtney G. on August 4, 2019
I was able to complete in 2 days. Great content on a great subject.
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by Suzette S. on August 3, 2019
Although this was a basic course, I learned a lot about marketing to consumers and the thought process that goes into creating effective and useful products.

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    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
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    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
  • Q: How do I know which courses I should take?
    A: Consult with your academic adviser at your university to determine specifically which Sophia courses could fit into your program. You can download the course syllabus directly from our site to share with your school advisor.

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