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Minor in Visual Communication Design

A minor in visual communication design will provide students with a foundation in the creative, conceptual and technical skills necessary to understand and participate in the visual communication needs of future professional practice. This minor supports endeavors in visual communication design for print and web, including effective use of design thinking, process, and techniques.

What will I study?

Required Courses (13 credits)

DESN 216 Computer Graphics (4)
DESN 263 Visual Communication Design 1 (5)
TECH 393 Technology in World Civilization (4)*

Electives-choose from the following list (12-14 credits)

DESN 261 Color Management (2)
DESN 275 Digital Audio (4)
DESN 343 Typography (4)
DESN 350 Digital Imaging and Photography (4)
DESN 359 History of Design (4)
DESN 360 Publishing for Print and The World Wide Web (4)
DESN 363 Visual Communication Design 2 (5)
DESN 366 Prepress Production (2)
DESN 368 Web Design (4)DESN 375 Digital Video (4)
DESN 378 Interactive Design (4)
*TECH 393 fulfills the General University Requirement for International Studies.

Emphases / Concentrations:

  • Visual Communication Design

Interesting courses I might take:

  • Typography
  • Web Design

What could I do with my degree?

  • User Interface Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Advertising Designer
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