Texas A&M University-Commerce
An acknowledged leader in Visual Communication for over four decades. Numerous national and international awards attest to the reputation and creativity of our students and faculty alike. For many years VisCom students have distinguished themselves in the New York-based One Show, CMYK Magazine, the American Advertising Federation (Addy) Awards, and the Adobe Achievement Awards.
Students pursuing the BFA in Visual Communication complete their University Studies and art foundation courses on the main campus in Commerce. Advanced classes in art direction, design, new media, and applied photography are taken at the Universities Center at Dallas (UCD) in downtown Dallas, a location that facilitates the entry of VisCom students into the professional arena.
2018 VisCom Portfolio Entry Review
The Texas A&M-Commerce Department of Art’s upper level Visual Communication courses in Art Direction, Design Communications, and New Media are reserved for students who have participated in the portfolio entry process. The entry process is a tool for the VisCom faculty to see a student’s mastery of their foundations. The portfolio pieces requested are varied to give each student an opportunity to show their personal strength, whether it be visual, conceptual, writing, etc. The goal of the portfolio is for a student to convey potential and passion. Click Here Detailed Information