This course introduces students to the building blocks of effective writing, from overall writing process techniques to details like word choice and sentence structure. Students will learn to define the intended audience and purpose of a written piece and will practice writing persuasive messages for both business communication and marketing purposes. The course will cover various types of professional writing that are relevant to graphic designers, including creative briefs, email correspondence, oral presentations, resumes, and cover letters. While working through writing projects, students will also learn to identify and correct common writing mistakes.
Course code: VCDP 1132
Length: 54 hours
PrerequisitesStudents must be enrolled in the Visual Communications Design Diploma with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (60%)
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.