The Design and Media concentration educates and trains designers for the visual communication needs of industry and society. Emphasis is placed on the conception, creation, planning and realization of visual solutions to complex problems in contemporary cultures. Students integrate methodology, prototyping, aesthetics, human factors, technology, materials, context and audience to develop strategies and solutions that give form to print, screen, and the built environment.
Careers and Earning Potential
In Hawaiʻi the creative sector supports a wide spectrum of commercial businesses, individuals, cultural enterprises and non-profit institutions. Creative enterprises produce, directly or indirectly, a range of goods services that are the product of artistry, design, aesthetic value or cultural enterprise.
A student will gain a variety of communication, computer and video skills to help prepare them for careers in advertising, media, communications and more.
For more information on careers and earning potential, visit the Hawaiʻi Industry Sectors website.