Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Minors

Minors are offered in:

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A minor requires a minimum of 21 credit hours of formal 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 a minor. A minor in studio art should include a minimum of 3 credit hours of art history.

Graphic Design

A minor in Graphic Design requires a minimum of 18 credit hours from 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.

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 (9)

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

Elective Courses (9)

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

Art History and Criticism

A minor requires a minimum of 21 credit hours of formal 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 a minor. A minor in art history should include a minimum of 3 credit hours of studio art.