Pellissippi State is a vital institution accustomed to transformation and growth. Since its founding in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville, the College has expanded the teaching of technology, the use of technology in instruction, and the transfer of technology to local business and industry in support of regional economic development.
Pellissippi State Community College is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Non-Discrimination Policy.
The Visual Communication for Graphic Design certificate is targeted toward degreed individuals, visual communication professionals, and current students in Media Technologies who wish to update or expand upon the technical skills needed for success within the field of graphic design and related industries. Throughout all required courses, emphasis is placed on developing proficiency with both hand- and computer-generated methods applicable to the field as well as a firm understanding of and appreciation for the importance of visualization and presentation in the practice of graphic design.