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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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VCT 1019 - Principles of Digital Communications II

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This second semester course continues the exploration of the career, technical, and conceptual principles of the visual communications industry that were established in the VCT 1012  course. Intermediate projects will be created using more intricate applications, while expanding upon the concepts and techniques explored in VCT 1012 . Students will develop and present these projects in a variety of digital formats using an assortment of industry standard applications. Further exploration of the various career paths within the VCT Industry will also be covered as students begin to develop their professional identities.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): VCT 1012 .
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. GPS LifePlan resources
  2. 3D Animation concepts and applications
  3. Adobe Flash Essential Training
  4. Careers in 3D Animation
  5. Careers in Web Design
  6. Cinema 4D Essential Training
  7. Concepts of client interaction
  8. Create DVD Portfolio
  9. Creating a personal Web page
  10. Creating an Interactive Media application
  11. Developing a professional attitude
  12. Dreamweaver Essential Training
  13. Electronic Publishing concepts
  14. Illustrator Essential Training
  15. Personality Inventory
  16. Practice Career Networking
  17. Professional Identity
  18. iDVD Essentials Training
  19. Careers in Video Production

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. apply a creative design process to complete multiple projects.
  2. apply the concepts of visual communications to a variety of projects.
  3. create projects using a comprehensive set of visual communication software.
  4. explore careers in visual communications using a specific set of resources.
  5. create the structure of a professional identity.
  6. prepare media for an electronic portfolio.
  7. exhibit the foundations of a professional attitude.

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