Academy - Seattle offers an Associate of Applied Science in Visual Communications. The program focuses on graphic design and can prepare students for amazing careers in the field of commercial art and design. Courses stress conceptualization and design capabilities, while practical, hands-on lab classes emphasize critical production skills. Along with a solid foundation in practical applications, students can learn to master the principles of visual communication by using different types of multimedia, illustration, animation and web design. Plus, various business subjects are also integrated into the curriculum to provide additional structure and support.