Visual Arts Specialist Career Major - Overview

Visual Arts Specialist

visual art specialist
Career Major Length
1200 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$3,413.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$8,873.00
Book Costs:
$538.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$19/hr

Using a variety of industry standard software packages, students will learn graphic design concepts and the production skills necessary to design and produce professional projects using a wide range of materials.  Students will manage complex projects and develop a professional portfolio of work which will include branding development, vinyl signage, screen-printing, and more.

 

Career Major Length
1200.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Safety
15.00
Graphic Design Mathematics
15.00
Copyright Law
30.00
Introduction to Graphic Communications
30.00
Typography
60.00
Digital Image Manipulation
90.00
Digital File Prep
30.00
Project Management Conceptual Design Process
90.00
Design and Color Principles
60.00
Digital Typography
45.00
Basic Illustration
90.00
Digital Illustration
90.00
Page Layout and Publication Design
90.00
Portfolio Development
60.00
Screen Printing and Vinyl Art Preparation
45.00
Vinyl Graphics Installation
90.00
Mac & Adobe Basics
30.00
Advanced Desktop Publishing & Graphic Design
120.00
Workforce Learning Capstone (OJT)
60.00
Independent Study and Skill Development
60.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and language skills at the 10th grade level or above; math skills at the 9th grade level or above
  • Art background, training or natural ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic typing and computer literacy skills
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to self-motivate and perform under pressure
  • For Vinyl Graphics Installation course only: Ability to bend, stoop and reach above the head or below the knee holding 10 pounds

Student Organizations

Certifications Available