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Design Minor

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 100 Drawing for Communication (5)
DESN 200 Visual Thinking (5)
DESN 216 Computer Graphics (4)

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

DESN 243 Typography (4)
DESN 259 History of Design (4)
DENS 263 Visual Communcation Design 1 (4)
DESN 275 Digital Audio (4)
DESN 338 User Experience Design 1 (4)
DESN 348 User Experience Design 2
DESN 350 Digital Imaging and Photography (4)
DESN 360 Publication Design (4)
DESN 363 Visual Communication Design 2 (4)
DESN 366 Production Design (4)
DESN 368 Web Design 1 (4)
DESN 375 Digital Video (4)
DESN 378 Web Design 2 (4)

Emphases / Concentrations:

  • Visual Communication Design

Interesting courses I might take:

  • Typography
  • Web Design

What could I do with my degree?

  • User Experience Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Advertising Designer
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