Communication Design Minor 2015/2016

A minor in Communication Design provides an introduction to visual communication and is only offered to students enrolled in the Illustration and Advertising Programs. The emphasis on visual form and typography gives students strong skills in the crafting of clear visual and verbal communication.

Note: Students in this Major or Minor Program Area are included in the Laptop Program, and are required to pay the associated fees for software and support.

GDES 1009 Communication Design 1

Illustration students must complete ILLU 2003 Graphic Design for Illustrators before commencing the Communication Design Minor.

Advertising students must take the GRPH Core Studio selection (GRPH 2007 and GRPH 3010) listed below to complete this Minor.

Two core courses required:
ADVR 2001 Advertising Concept 1
ADVR 2004 Advertising Concept 2  
GRPH 2007 Graphic Design 2
GRPH 3010 Graphic Design 3  

Three typography courses required:
GRPH 2004 Typography 2: Structures
GRPH 2008 Typography 3: Advanced Structures  
GRPH 3013 Advanced Typography  

Choose one of the following:
GDES 3030 Kinetic Typography & Animated Communication
GDES 3003 Typeface Design 1  
VISD 2004 History and Evolution of Typography (LST)  
SOSC 2005 Introduction to Media Studies