Minor in Design Studies
|DSGN 115||Using Digital Media in a Visual World 1||3|
|DSGN 281||Graphic Design I||3|
|Select 12 units from the following:|
|History of Graphic Design and Illustration|
|Digital Design I|
|Graphic Design II|
|Digital Design II|
|Graphic Design III|
|Graphic Design Processes|
|Graphic Design IV|
|Special Topics in Design|
|History of Ancient Art and Architecture 1|
|History of Early Christian and Medieval Art and Architecture 1|
|History of Renaissance to Rococo Art and Architecture 1|
|Writing 3: History of Modern Art and Architecture 2|
|History of Contemporary Art and Architecture 1|
|Women In Art|
Meets the General Education Humanities: Fine Arts requirement.
Meets the General Education Writing 3 Requirement
Program Learning OutcomesStudents who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
- General Knowledge and Essential Skills: Design work that demonstrates fluency with visual vocabulary, principles, composition, and excellence in craft and technical skills, developed with familiarity with professional standards, contemporary issues, and technological developments in design.
- Inquiry, Research, and Critical Thinking: Construct innovative design solutions that result in measurable outcomes, through research, conceptualization, and synthesis of information, and using narrative devices and visual metaphor.
- Visual and Written Articulation: Communicate effectively through written and oral presentations that demonstrate proficiency in the aesthetic, practical, and technical aspects of ideation, production, and criticism of design solutions.
- Cultural Literacy and Sensitivity: Articulate, critique, and apply the historic, social, and theoretical contexts of visual communication by demonstrating knowledge and sensitivity towards diverse audiences and points of view.
- Faith Integration: Demonstrate a sense of responsibility and ethical awareness as they evaluate design and developments in the field of design in light of a Christian worldview.