Design Minor

College of Communication and Information
School of Visual Communication Design
231 Art Building
Tel: 330-672-7856
E-mail: vcd@kent.edu
Web: http://vcd.kent.edu

The Design minor provides students with grounding in the fundamental elements of graphic design, including design research and history, graphic software, industry standards and professional ethics.

DESIGN MINOR REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)
Course Title Credits
ARTH 42070 History of Graphic Design 3
VCD 23000 Intermediate Studio Skills 3

23001 Introduction to Typography* 3
33000 Graphic Design I 3

33001 Graphic Design II 3
Choose from the following: 3
VCD 13001 Introduction to Visual Communication Design II (3)  
37000 Visual Design for Media: Advanced (3)  
Choose from the following: 3
VCD  42004 Computer Illustration (3) **

43001 Advanced Kinetic and Sequential Graphic Design (3) **

TOTAL
21

*Students must earn a B (3.00) or better in VCD 13001 before enrolling in VCD 23001.
** Prerequisite: VCD 20000 Basic Computer Graphic Design and Illustration and special approval.

Minimum 2.25 GPA in the minor required for graduation.

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