Visual Communication and Design Comprehensive

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In the Visual Communication and Design program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, you will be prepared for a profession that is highly influenced by computer technology. Also referred to as graphic design, you are educated and trained to combine words, ideas and images in original ways to convey information through visual and technical skills.

You can major or minor in VCD, and the educational experience involves a well-rounded fine art studio foundation with a design emphasis that involves the current practice, technology, and theory of graphic design layout, typo-graphic communications, identity branding systems, illustration, packaging, motion graphics and website design.


  • Graphic design firms
  • Advertising agencies
  • Website companies
  • Video entertainment
  • Marketing firms
  • Publishers
Julie Gates

“The art department is a nice, supportive community. After switching majors twice, I found that graphic design was the best fit for me and my skill set.”

Julie Gates

Visual Communication and Design