1. Principles of Visual Perception
Students will become familiar with basic principles including
2. Evolution of Visual Communication
Students will consider the evolution of visual communication and its characteristics, including
3. Contemporary Iterations of Visual Communication
Students will identify and discuss contemporary formal and vernacular iterations, such as
Some or all of the following methods will be used:
Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, ability to meet deadlines, presentation skills, and accurate self-evaluation.
Evaluation will be based on this general format:
|Presentation: Image analysis||20%|
|Photo-essay: Visual world||25%|
|Essay: Visual meaning||30%|
|Professionalism/participation (as defined above)||10%|
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to
Texts may include:
Bo Bergström, Essentials of Visual Communication
Harry Jamieson, Visual Communication: More Than Meets the Eye
Coursepack of required readings
Acceptance into the Post-Degree Diploma in Professional Communication
or a minimum of 45 credit hours including a university-transfer course in English, Communications, or Creative Writing with a grade of B or higher
or permission of the Professional Communication program coordinator
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
This course is not required for any other course.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CMNS 325 (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU CMNS 3XXX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV ARTS 2nd (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC HUMN 3XX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|