Visual Communication Design


Course Code90241
Course NameVisual Communication Design
Department HeadDr. Roro Retno Wulan, M.Pd.
Department Secretary
AddressJl. Telekomunikasi No. 1 – Terusan Buah Batu
Post Code40257
CityKab. Bandung
Telephone Number+6222 8888 4024
Facsimile Number+6222 8888 4028
Title givenBachelor of Design (S.Ds)
Brief DescriptionVisual Communication Design (DKV) is the science that bridges the communication of meaning through a visual medium. The academic disciplines are applied among others through practical and theoretical learning, which can bring an understanding of a design directly from the student’s experience. This program study does not only prepare students to earn a degree in the field of design, but also to promote innovative thinking to encourage creative initiatives towards the implementation of design in everyday life. TCIS DKV until now is the only bachelor’s degree program that is different from DKV in general. DKV TCIS mix two kinds of knowledge in one major  in order to produce graduates who have the competence, capability, and superior skills. In addition to the science of design, TCIS DKV students also learn about management science. Collaboration of the two disciplines makes graduates of TCIS DKV has superior capabilities compared with DKV students in general.
VisionBecoming a flagship study program in the field of Visual Communication Design  based on ICT & local wisdom.
  1. Organizing three responsibilities of education in the field of design to produce graduates with Creativepreneur  spirit who master ICT and has Local Wisdom insight to take part in Creative Industries;
  2. Strengthening research in the field of Design in collaboration with industry, academia, communities, and governments to produce strategies that have  positive impact on the growth of the creative industries;
  3. Implementing Community Service activities through design strategies that support improvement of quality of life and community empowerment.
Course Competence
  • Graphic Design
  • Advertising Design
  • Multimedia Design
  • Management Design
 Learning Outcomes
  1.  Able to think creatively and critically in the process of designing and solving problems using the Visual Communication Design management science tools.
  2. Able to create business innovation or new business models in the field of visual communication design
  3. Able to create a draft of Visual Communication Design in time-based media and print media
  4. Able to use interactive media applications to the design and development of digital media products.
  5. Capable of displaying integrity in the profession, supported by attitude, professional conduct, and ethics.
  6. Able to develop bachelor level research in the field of Visual Communication Design and can continue their education to a higher level.
  7. Able to demonstrate managerial capabilities related to Visual Communication Design

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ISemester 11UWI1A2English2
2UWI1C2Technology Literacy2
3UIA1A2Islam Education and Ethics2
UIA1B2Christian Education and Ethics
UIA1C2Catholic Education and Ethics
UIA1D2Hindu Education and Ethics
UIA1E2Buddha Education and Ethics
UIA1F2Khong Hu Cu Education and Ethics
5DCI1A3Basic Drawing3
6DCI1B3Basic Design 13
7DCI1C3Introduction to the Study of Fine Arts, Designs, Crafts and Creative Industries3
8DVI1A3Constructive Drawing3
Total Credits19
Semester 21UKI1C2Indonesian Language2
2UWI1B2Data Literacy2
3DCI1D2Indonesian Culture2
4DVI1B3Advanced Drawing3
5DVI1C3Basic Typography3
6DVI1D3Basic Photography3
7DVI1E3Basic Design 23
8DVI1F2Communication and Media Literacy2
Total Credits20
IISemester 31UWI3A2Enterpreneurship2
2DUI2A4Visual Communication Design 1 (Visual Literacy)4
3DVI2B3Computer Graphics3
4DVI2C3Basic Illustration3
5DVI2D3Graphics Technology3
6DVI2E3Aesthetics and History of Visual Communication3
7DGI4I3Introduction To Branding2
Total Credits20
Semester 41DUI2F4Visual Communication Design 2 (Corporate Identity)4
2DVI2H3Multimedia Computer3
3DVI2I3Design Thinking & Design Methodology3
4DGI3O3Enviromental Graphic Design3
5MUI2F3Basic Animation3
6DDI3N3Visual Concept3
Total Credits19
IIISemester 51DUI3A4Visual Communication Design  3 (Commercial Interactive Media)4
2DVI3A2Semiotics and Visual Language2
3DEI2M2Visual Story Telling3
4DAI3F2Advertising and Basic Media2
6DAI4E3Creative Writing3
7DGI3D3Basic Packaging Design3
Total Credits20
Semester 61DUI3B4Visual Communication Design 4 (Promotion)4
2DVI3K2English for Arts and Design2
3DVI3J2Research Methodology2
4DDI3M3Audio Design3
5DEI3M3Portfolio & Presentation Strategy3
6DAI3N3New Media3
7DDI3I2Visual Antropology2
Total Credits19
IVSemester 71UKI4A2Civics2
3DUI4A5Visual Communication Design 5 (Pre-Final Project)5
5DDI3R2Cultural Studies2
6DVI4A3Graphic Innovation3
7DUI4B2International Graphic Design Review2
Total Credits19
Semester 81UKI4B2Pancasila2
2DCI4E6Final Project6
3DVI4J2Intellectual Property Rights2
Total Credits10

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