Graphic Design Minor
Visual communication is vital in the world today. The Graphic Design minor is a cross-disciplinary minor including the Art, Communications and Media Studies, and Marketing departments. Graphic design students develop skills in visual organization, information hierarchy, branding, and typography. They develop an understanding of principles of color and composition and analysis and idea generation using industry standard graphics software. Students also learn about problem solving and the role of design in society. The graphic design program at Saint Joseph’s also assists students secure internships that help secure employment after graduation.
Goal 1: To develop a visual awareness through analysis and creative work
Outcome 1.1: Students will be able to distinguish the design components.
Outcome 1.2: Students will be able to discuss the context of their design work.
Goal 2: To manifest their visual awareness in their own work
Outcome 2.1: Students will be able to produce a design portfolio.
Outcome 2.2: Discuss how their design work fits into a contemporary and historical
Students must take the 4 foundation courses plus any 2 elective courses.
|ART 190||Fundamentals of Graphic Design||3|
|or COM 202||Visual Design|
|COM 372||Web Design & Development||3|
|ART 290||Typography: Design Letterform||3|
|ART 390||Commercial Design||3|
|ART 173||Digital Photography I||3|
|ART 392||Design for Mobile Web &Tablet||3|
|ART 490||Design Studio: Work w/ Clients||3|
|COM 441||Social Media & Communty Engmnt||3|
|COM 442||Non-Profit Communications||3|
|COM 473||Special Topics/ Com&Digi Media||3|
|MKT 303||MKT Communications||3|