The Four Majors The School of Visual Communication (VisCom) offers an interdisciplinary visual communication degree in four specialized sequences.

Information Design: Interactive

Students learn how to integrate audio, video, still images and illustrations for the web and mobile devices. Information architecture and user experience design are key components explored to tell stories in a digital medium.

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Information Design: Publication

In this sequence, students learn how to create infographics, maps, illustrations and layouts for feature and news presentations that educate, inform and enlighten readers through strong visual storytelling and clear communication.

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Commercial Photography

Commercial photography students have the opportunity to work in the studio and on location to create images that showcase fashion, still life, portraiture and architecture. Different camera formats are explored.

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Documentary Photojournalism

The photojournalism sequence focuses on photographing people and places within the community, with an eye toward a documentary style of storytelling. Students learn the power of still and video images.

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News & Events

Schedule for the Computer Lab and Checkout Room, Fall 2015

VisCom office: Open from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Computer Lab (RTV 483) Fall 2015 Schedule Mondays:  5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesdays:  6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Wednesdays:  5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursdays:  7 p.m. … Continue reading

Student & alumni on the web


Jenna Schoenefeld

Class of '10

Jenna, a photojournalist, is currently located in Los Angeles.

Alex Snyder

Class of '12

Alex specilaizes in photojournalism, conservation, travel and wedding photography.

Joe Patronite

Class of '12

Joe is a three-time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize in Photography. He is based in Tucson, Az.

Annette Drapac

Class of '12

Annette is a professional web designer. Also see her site