ACT-128: Visual Communications 1

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2015
WebAdvisor Title
Visual Communications 1
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Covers various digital presentation techniques, freehand architectural sketching, combined use of various manual and electronic drawing media, and color. Coursework explores multiple software applications including, but not limited to, AutoCAD, Google® SketchUp, Photoshop, and PowerPoint. Also discusses 3-dimensional (3-D) modeling, how to control lighting, shade and shadow, scene creation, rendering, the use of digital images for presentation displays, and the use of presentation software.

Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details
  1. Provide, in writing, a request to the department indicating the proposed rationale for requesting credit and describing the type of college-level learning upon which the request is based.
  2. Submit a portfolio of work and documentation to substantiate the request.
  3. Schedule an interview with the appropriate instructor(s) to discuss the request and portfolio.
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship & Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211