COM 2631 Visual Communications

This course focuses on issues specific to forms of visual communication. A physiological and theoretical background on visual perception will be given to students who will learn how to analyze visual messages using techniques similar to those used to evaluate written works. Students will discuss various media (including typography, graphic design, informational graphics, photography, television, cinema, video and interactive media such as video games and web sites) and the very visible role they play in our lives. PREREQUISITE(S): None