Introductions Welcome Faculty Advisors/Counselors Student Life SkillsUSA Student Senate Student Services
Faculty– Photo - Darrell Tangen, Bill Eilers, Peter Latner– Multimedia DeAnn Engvall, Pete Skoro– Elec Publishing & Internships Mary Belanger– Applied Visual Art Gwen Partin, Carl Nelson– Graphic Design Tech. Connie Larson, Mary Megan
Advisor and Counselors • Advisors and Counselors – Visual Communication Advisor: Amy Eppenamy.firstname.lastname@example.org 651-423-8323 – Student Life Counselor: Jennifer Robinson-Westjennifer.email@example.com 651-423-8217
Student Life • SkillsUSA • State Contests: Advertising Design 3D Visualization and Animation Photography Web Design T-Shirt Design Pin Design • Others: Prepared Speech, Chapter Display • Faculty Advisors: Darrell Tangendarrell.firstname.lastname@example.org Peter Skoro email@example.com • SkillsUSA Staff Advisor: Anna Voightanna.firstname.lastname@example.org • Student Senate: President Andrew Chernisky (VCOM Student!)
This AcademicAdvising Session… • Announcements • Course changes • New courses • Reading DARS reports • Schedule worksheets • List of VCOM and Gen Ed courses • Meet with your advisor
Do You Have…….? • Your iDARS (Interactive Degree Audit Report) • Check for accuracy, check catalog year • Program course requirements printout? • Web shows only this years catalog requirements • An advisor • Are they listed on the iDARS?Darrell Tangen, Bill Eilers, Connie Larson, Mary Belanger, Gwen Partin, Pete Skoro • A declared major? • More than one?
Reminders… • Registration begins next week • Completed 30 credits – Monday March 11 • Less than 30 credits – Wed, March 13 • General Public – April ____ • Update your financial aid applications now. • Apply for graduation one semester ahead • Take portfolio and career courses in your last semester
Course changes and corrections • No prereqs for Interactive Design Fund. • Law and Ethics is only offered as an online hybrid class • VCOM 2420 Print Processes II is offered on Tuesday night, not Monday night
Typography and Layout Course Redesign • Typography Fundamentals and Layout I have been combined into one class — VCOM 1016 Typography and Layout I • Advanced Typography and Layout II have been combined into one class — VCOM 2016 Typography and Layout II
Course Name Changes • VCOM 1051 Scale and Perspective is now —VCOM 1052 Design Drawing • VCOM 2700 Advanced Flash is now —VCOM 2701 Advanced Flash Scripting • VCOM 1040 Basic Drawing is now —VCOM 1041 Drawing I and more – see Gwen • ARTS 1000, 1100, 1200 now are 1001, 1101, 1201 respectively.
Modified Courses… • PHOTO MAJORS>… • Darkroom course will be changing course number, course name and credit amount. Check with your advisor
SUMMER ELECTIVE COURSES • VCOM 2970 Internship ------ Mary B. • VCOM 2535 Wedding Photo ----- Eilers • VCOM 2050 Pet Photography ----- Latner • VCOM 2980 Spec Topics: Adv Photo Tech –Tangen • Check postings in VCOM rooms for more details or check with instructors
VCOM Great Elective Options for Fall 2013 • VCOM 1041 Drawing I – build your drawing skill from the ground up. • VCOM 2041 Drawing II – a continuation of Drawing I or for a non-beginner who wants an advanced drawing course.
Internships • For information on Internships contact: • Mary Belanger • Electronic Publishing Diploma and AAS require a 4 credit internship • Internship possibilities available as electives for other areas • Please plan ahead! • VA Medical Center Internship – VCOM 2970-01 Open to all Students –– See Bill Eilers
Once a Year CoursesSPRING ONLY • Web Page Construction III • Audio/Video for Presentation • Multimedia Project Management • Advanced Flash Scripting • Designing for Mobile Apps • Print Management • Typography and Layout II • Advertising and Editorial Illustration (start Spring 2014) • Acrylic and Mixed Media Painting (start Spring 2014) • Drawing II (usually except F13) • Illustration Fundamentals (except not Spring 2013) • Visual Art Career Preparation • Portrait Photography • Digital Studio Workflow II • Color Printing Systems • Advanced Lighting • Photography Portfolio
Tidbits… • Your advisor is your best source of info for planning your coursework. • Questions???
Get Ready, Get Set, GO… • Get handouts, course schedules • Meet with advisors for questions • Show advisor your schedule to get “advisor code” • Be ready to register next week!!