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Minor in Graphic & Interactive Design {21-22}

Minor in Graphic and Interactive Design

Description
The minor in Graphic and Interactive Design introduces students to the development and use of visual communications systems and technology in professional practices.

Student Learning Outcomes

•  Develop an understanding and use of basic visual communication principles and processes.
•  Develop the ability to choose appropriate technology to address contemporary communication goals.
•  Develop the ability to create and organize content in graphical, time-based or interactive media.

Core Requirements ( 16 credits )

Complete all of the following courses:

GID 210 Introduction to Graphic Design (4)
GID 230 Introduction to Digital Design (4)
GID 250 Introduction to Interactive Media (4)

Choose one of the following courses:

GID 310 Typography (4)
GID 330 Intermediate Digital Design (4)
GID 350 Intermediate Interactive Media (4)

Electives

Restricted Electives (8 credits)

Students must choose elective courses from the following list (all course prerequisites must be met). The 469, 497, and all 492 courses are excluded from these electives and cannot be used in a GID minor. Courses cannot be counted towards both the core requirements and the restricted electives.

GID 312 Visual Systems & Brand Identity (4)
GID 314 Experience Design (4)
GID 410 Advanced Typographic Design (4)
GID 430 Advanced Digital Design (4)
GID 434 Digital Prepress & Production (4)
GID 438 Digital Design & Production Studio (4)
GID 450 Advanced Interactive Media (4)
GID 454 Immersive Media (4)
GID 458 Interactive Media Studio (4)

The following courses can be used as electives if not already used as part of the core requirements:

GID 310 Typography (4)
GID 330 Intermediate Digital Design (4)
GID 350 Intermediate Interactive Media (4)