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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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by Lindsey K. on June 15, 2019
This was a great course! Very informative. I learned ALOT!!!
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by Mary Ann M. on June 14, 2019
Clear, informative and easy to follow class. Great choice for a Communications class.
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by Melissa P. on June 14, 2019
Great course. I love that they removed the Proctor U from the final milestone. It used to take more time to log in to the final test than to actually complete the test.
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by Melanie M. on June 12, 2019
Interesting
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by Vonda H. on June 9, 2019
This course was amazing! It really taught me how to appreciate and recognize the different ways to view type, colors and design. It was very easy to navigate and follow the content in association with the milestones. I really recommend this course. I completed it in 1 week...
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by Jack R. on June 6, 2019
It was interesting and would recommend to anyone. So far, it's the easiest course I've taken with Sophia, but you still have to put in the time!
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by Brian S. on June 4, 2019
I feel like some of this info is opinion based and extremely broad when looking at the questions.
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by Shaun R. on June 2, 2019
Great course, I learned a lot.

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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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