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School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences :: Programs of Study

Communication Design - Associate of Applied Science

The AAS in Communication Design degree is designed to educate and help prepare those wanting to work in the visual communications disciplines, such as graphic design and advertising, as well as the areas of digital prepress and web publishing. Employment opportunities include advertising design, printing, illustration, photography, digital illustration, digital prepress, graphic design, and web page and video design. Although this program is not designed for transfer, articulation agreements with four-year institutions may be available. Contact the program head for details.

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Program Head

Steve Huff
Professor, Communication Design

Phone: 540-857-6082
Location: Humanities H219A

A.A.S. - New River Community College, 1986
B.F.A. - Virginia Commonwealth University, 1990
M.A.L.S. - Hollins University, 1998
Graduate Hours - Hollins University, 2012

Asst. Program Head

Sue Steele Thomas
Professor, Art

Phone: 540-857-6070
Location: Humanities H213E

B.A. - State University of New York, College at Fredonia, 1981
M.F.A. - Radford University, 2005

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School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Location: Humanities H111
Phone: 540-857-7271
Fax: 540-857-6096

Mailing address:
3082 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015