Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

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Bachelor of Applied Arts major in Visual Design

The Bachelor of Applied Arts in Visual Design is the ideal training ground if you want to have a career in the design profession and creative industries. The program will provide you a strong understanding of art, design and culture. You will be taught how to develop creative thinking strategies and produce effective and innovative solutions to visual communication design challenges, using multimedia platforms, techniques in classical drawing, and new digital media formats.

Why take up Applied Arts major in Visual Design at MC?

  • Features hands-on learning experiences in art and design
  • Emphasizes on conceptualizing 2D- and 3D-forms across disciplines such as animation, branding, creative photography, digital apps, environmental graphics, multimedia production, package & print design, product design, typography and web design
  • Active practitioners and alumnae provides special mentoring and one-on-one supervision activities
  • Provides collaborative opportunities through portfolio, thesis project exhibit, and job training (internship)
  • Provides networking opportunities with actual companies, artists, and designers in various fields of expertise
  • Puts theories into industry practice which are evaluated against global trends, international design standards, and professional experience
  • Total Program Units: 151

  • General Education: 36
    Professional Major Courses: 72
    Electives: 6
    MC Required Courses: 14
    NSTP: 6
    Physical Education: 8
    Filipino: 9

  • Standard Completion Time: 4 years

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What will I study?

Here are some of the couses you will take as an Applied Arts student:

  • Photography
  • Color Theory
  • Animation, Video + Motion Graphics, Multimedia Production
  • 3D Modeling
  • Web Design
  • Product Design,Package + Print Design,
  • Environmental Graphics
  • Brand Development, Business Design
  • Portfolio + Industry

Career Paths

  • 3-D modeler
  • Animator
  • Creative Artist
  • Digital Illustrator
  • Exhibits & Events Designer
  • Graphics Artist
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Packaging Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Rendering Artist
  • Stylist-Photographer
  • Video Graphics Artist
  • Visual designer
  • Web Designer

Activities at Applied Arts

  • Art Fairs & Exhibits

  • Workshops & Talks

  • Competitions

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BS Applied Arts