Division of Performing and Visual Arts

This academic program is housed in the Division of Performing and Visual Arts in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.

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The graphic design minor combines historical knowledge of the design discipline with contemporary problem-solving technical skills. Students gain in-depth experience using industry-standard computer software while acquiring an understanding of graphic design principles and formats. The graphic design minor serves as an excellent complement to many majors, including marketing, business administration, and communication studies. This minor better prepares students for their future careers by offering them marketable skills, enabling them to become more viable in today's competitive job market. This minor can be combined with any major and minor except the art major.

Graphic Design Minor Requirements (18 credits)

Core Courses (15 credits)
ARTS 1800 Two-Dimensional Design (3 credits)
ARTS 2410 Graphic Design I (3 credits)
ARTS 2450 Graphic Design II (3 credits)
ARTS 3450 Graphic Design III (3 credits)
ARTS 3650 Typography (3 credits)

Select 3 credits from the following courses:
ARTS 3200 Digital Photographic Design (3 credits)
ARTS 4250 Multimedia and Web Design (3 credits)
ARTS 4500 Professional Print Design (3 credits)

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.