Ball State’s Visual Communication program prepares students to be designers of information, which in a broad sense covers everything about our environment: the spaces in which people live and work, the products they use, and the messages they send. Curriculum in this program develops students’ skills, perceptions, and problem-solving abilities.
The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to Visual Communications science majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Advertising ManagerAnimator Art Buyer Art Director Art Teacher Art Teacher (K-12) Art Therapist Computer Aided Design Drafter Costume Designer Computer PublisherExhibit Designer Floral Designer Graphic Designer Industrial Designer Interior Designer Jeweler Landscape Architect Multimedia Artist Regional Planner Professor
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Becoming a Graphic Designer (OCC 96.8) Career Opportunities in The Visual Arts (OCC 223.5)Careers in Focus: Design (OCC 60)Opportunities in Visual Arts Careers (OCC 223)
BSU Dept. of Art: Visual Communication Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) Employment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.html IndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.asp Internships.com InternshipsUSA.com Vault Career Insider O*NET: http://online.onetcenter.org Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.com Volunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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