Educational Objectives

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Flexibility and Focus for Professional Quality Projects

NCAD’s double major policy allows flexibility for students to specialize and develop a unique style within the area of visual communications. This concentrated study focuses on technical skills, creative logic and the development of original concepts. Students implement experimentation and communicate ideas through professional quality projects with the final goal of a presentation portfolio.

NCAD has set its educational objectives for the B.F.A. degree in Visual Communication Art as follows:

A. Fundamental Knowledge: Graduates of the program will be skilled in the fundamental concepts of design necessary for success in professional creative industry.

B. Specialization: Graduates of the program will be prepared to pursue career choices in Concept Art or related fields that benefits from a strong background in applied design.

C. Design Skills: Graduates of the program will be prepared with problem solving skills, laboratory skills, and design skills for technical careers.

D. Professional Skills: Graduates of the program will be prepared with communication and teamwork skills as well as an appreciation for ethical behavior necessary to thrive in their careers.

E. Self Learning: Graduates of the program will be prepared to continue their professional development through continuing education and personal experiences.

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