Media Arts and Sciences | Fall 2019-Present

College-wide curricula of record

The AS in Visual Communications at Ivy Tech is valid at the following locations:

Columbus - Evansville - Fort Wayne - Indianapolis - Kokomo - Sellersburg - South Bend/Elkhart

Ivy Tech curriculum details

  • A maximum of 64 community college credits may be applied toward any BS degree in the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IU Indianapolis.

Symbol Key

^ = Capstone Course

* = Required for Statewide Transfer General Education Core (STGEC) Certificate.

& = Required for Transfer General Education Core Certificate.

** = Suggested to take VISC 105 Video and Sound, VISC 209 3D Rendering & Animation I, VISC 102 Fundamentals of Imaging, VISC 110 Interactive Design, VISC 200 2-D Rendering and Animation, and VISC 204 Mobile App I.

*** = Student will need to present a portfolio to the New Media chair during the first semester of the Media Arts and Science program, or will need to take NEWM-N 299 Career Planning at IU Indianapolis during the second semester and move NEWM-N 399 to third semester.



Your first two years at Ivy Tech

Course number Course name Credit hours
*ENGL 111English Composition3
IVYT 1XXStudent Success Elective1
PHOT 104Basic Photography3
VISC 101Fundamentals of Design3
VISC 115Introduction to Computer Graphics3
*&MATH 13XFinite Math or higher (QR)3
Semester total: 16

Course number Course name Credit hours
*ARTH 101Survey of Art and Culture I3
*COMM 101Introduction to Public Speaking (SL)3
**XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective (VISC 200 2-D Rendering & Animation)3
**XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective (VISC 102 Fundamentals of Imaging)3
Choose 3 credits from the following:
**VISC 105Video and Sound (Recommended)3
VISC 113Typography3
Semester total: 15

Course number Course name Credit hours
*ARTH 102Survey of Art & Culture II3
*XXXX XXXScientific Ways of Knowing Elective3-5
*XXXX XXXSocial and Behavioral Ways of Knowing3-5
**XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective (VISC 209 3D Rendering & Animation I)3
XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective (VISC 110 Interactive Design)3
Semester total: 15-17

Course number Course nameCredit hours
^VISC 207Portfolio Preparation2
*XXXX XXXHumanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing3
*XXXX XXXScientific Ways of Knowing Elective3-5
*XXXX XXXSocial and Behavioral Ways of Knowing3-4
**XXXX XXXTransfer Cluster Elective (VISC 204 Mobile App I)3
Semester total: 14
Total hours: 60

IU Indianapolis curriculum details

= Capstone course