Visual Communications


Visual Communication

Make creative, eye-catching multimedia for today’s fast-paced world. Learn the art of animation, audio/video production, web design and graphic design.

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What is Visual Communications?

The 63-66 credit hour AAS in Multimedia provides students the skills necessary to prepare and produce multimedia presentations, websites, animations, audio/video presentations, etc. In order to advance in a Visual Communication: Multimedia (VCM) course, a student must make a letter grade of C or better.

For more information, check out our program brochure.

average base pay $49,465
low: $32k med: $49k high: $78k

What are my career choices?

At commercial printers, newspapers, public relations firms, ad agencies, and other printing operations. New jobs are opening in retail and businesses developing digital photography, in-house printing, web design and Internet business.

Visual Communications Career Median Annual Salary*
Web Design Track $49,456
Web Design $45,647
Animation Track $45,647
Multimedia $45,647
Video Production $41,878
Video Production Track $41,878
Digital Design Track $38,662
Digital Production Artist $40,630
Digital Imaging Assistant $36,964
2-Dimensional Studies $33,265
3-Dimensional Studies $33,265
Webpage Design Track $49,456
Multimedia Certificate in Communication Arts $45,647
Commercial Photography Track $29,475
Digital Filmmaking Track $40,976
Advertising Design Track $38,662
Production Design Track $45,647
Digital Photography $29,475
Graphic Design Track $38,662
Design Assistant $38,662

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Degrees and Transfer


  • Video Production Track


Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Natasha Watts
Program Coordinator