Visual Communication—Social Media Design Certificate

(formerly Visual Communication — Digital Media Certificate)

Curriculum VIC.DGM.CERT (C448U)

Offers students foundation skills in social media for web, video, and photography, as applied to interactive work. Computer skills are developed through design projects using Adobe Creative suite software and other industry software. The application of digital cameras is covered. Qualified individuals may find entry-level employment in business, and social media agencies. Career paths are expanding in the field of social media with the growth of technology in all fields of employment.

Typical job titles include: Entry-level: Social Media Specialist.

Semester One

VIC 161Introduction to Photoshop

3 credits

VIC 162Digital Photography

3 credits

VIC 172 #Web Page Design

3 credits

VIC 285Digital Video

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Semester Two

VIC 163Digital Studio Photography

3 credits


MCM 200 #News Editing

3 credits


VIC 270 #Writing for Multimedia

3 credits


VIC 275Designing for Social Media

3 credits

VIC 288Video Editing

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:13

Total Credit Hours: 25

See VIC course descriptions.

Coordinator: Lorette Dodt, Ext. 3519

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-160, or send an email to: