Graphic Design

Effective 1 June 2014 through 31 May 2015

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18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts/Department of Art, Design, and Art History

 A minor in Graphic Design requires a minimum of 18 credit hours of graphic design coursework from the University curriculum completed at Webster University. Courses used to fulfill a major may not also be used to fulfill a requirement for the minor.

  • All courses for a minor must be completed at Webster University.
  • Courses completed with a grade below C- do not count toward fulfilling the requirement for a minor.
  • Courses used to fulfill a major may not be used to fulfill a requirement for a minor.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an awareness of drawing as a means to develop ideas
  • Define, Identify, and illustrate design concepts and terminology
  • Critically analyze design in various forms
  • Utilize technical knowledge and skills applicable to the field of graphic design

Required Courses

  • ART 1110 Introduction to Drawing (3 hours)
  • DESN 1210 Design Concepts (3 hours)
  • DESN 1500 Digital Visualization (3 hours)

Elective Courses

  • DESN 1220 Design: 3-D (3 hours)
  • DESN 2200 Design Play (3 hours)
  • DESN 2300 Type Dialogues (3 hours)
  • DESN 2500 Design for Networked Media (3 hours)
  • DESN 3050 Topics in Design (1-3 hours)
  • DESN 3200 Design Theory and Methods (3 hours)
  • ART 3060 Text and Image (3 hours)
  • ART 3610 Printmaking: Silkscreen (3 hours)
  • ART 3690 Book Arts (3 hours)
  • ART 3710 Color Photographics (3 hours)