Design Minor

This minor offers students the opportunity to learn fundamental visual concepts in design and apply these in a studio setting. The minor also broadens understanding of creative expression from the past to the present.

Students must complete 21 credits as specified below:

ADR 1050Drawing I3
ACO 1200Surface Studio3
Select one course from the following:3
Space Studio
Time Studio
Design Process
Art and Design History - choose one3
Survey of Art History: Ancient through Medieval
Survey of Art History: Renaissance through Modern
Encounters with the Arts of Global Africa
History of Costume
History of Modern Design I
History of Modern Design II
Design Studio Electives - select from the following courses: 19
Fashion
Textiles
Fashion Design: Basic Construction
Clothing and Culture
Textile Performance Analysis
Fashion Design: Advanced Construction
Introduction to Merchandising
Merchandise Information
Fashion Illustration
Aesthetics of Apparel Design and Merchandising
Graphic Design
Introduction to Graphic Design: Skills and Concepts
Typography
Graphic Design I: Principles and Problem Solving
Introduction to Interactivity in Graphic Arts
Graphic Design II: Word, Image, and Visual Organization
Industrial Design
Ethnographic Research Methods for Designers
Introduction to Industrial Design
Presentation
Product Design Engineering
Transportation Design/Engineering
Interior Design
Architectural Drafting and Perspective Drawing
Interior Design: CAD I
Interior Design Studio I
Interior Design Studio II
Interior Design: CAD II
Environmental Design Theory
Interior Design Studio III
Interior Perspective and Illustration
Total Credits21

1 Choose design studio electives in discussion with your art advisor.