Welcome to Thomas Nelson Community College (becoming Virginia Peninsula Community College) Visual Arts Department.
The Visual Arts Department at Thomas Nelson offers two degree options in the creative arts and two career studies certificates; an Associate of Applied Science in Graphic and Media Design, and an Associate of Fine Arts in Visual Arts. These curriculums merge traditional art skills in drawing and design with new media and the latest industry-standard software. Instruction provides a foundation of creative problem solving, critical thinking, analysis, and visual communication theory.
Our Career Studies Certificates in Digital Video, and Photography prepare students as entry-level professionals in the industry of video, multimedia design, and photography. Click the link below to learn more about our programs.
Click here for the complete course listing for the Graphic and Media Design Degree.
Click here for the complete course listing for the Associate of Fine Arts Degree.
Students continued working together this summer on collaborative and individual video production projects.
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Use your Associate Degree to transfer to a 4-year college, or your certificate to enter the workforce.
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