Jul 28, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog [Current]

Graphic Design (Minor)


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Program Learning Outcomes

  • Learn to analyze works of art/design perceptively and to evaluate them critically.
  • Present work that demonstrates perceptual acuity, conceptual understanding and technical facility at a professional entry level in their chosen field(s)
  • Develop and understanding of the common elements and vocabulary of art/design and of the interaction of these elements and be able to employ this information in analysis. Acquire the ability to place works of art/design in historical, cultural, and stylistic contexts.
  • Gain functional competence with principles of visual organization (two-dimensional design), including the ability to work with visual elements in two and three dimensions; color theory and its applications; and drawing.
  • Become familiar with the historical achievements, current major issues, processes, and directions of their field(s).
  • Be afforded opportunities to exhibit their work and to experience and participate in critiques and discussions of their work and the work of others.
  • Acquire the ability to place works of art/design in historical, cultural, and stylistic contexts. In certain areas of specialization, it is advisable to require that students study the historical development of works within the specialization.
  • While synthesis is a lifetime process, by the end of undergraduate studies students should be able to work independently on a variety of art and/or design problems by combining, as appropriate to the issue, their capabilities in studio, analysis, history, and technology
  • Students must acquire a working knowledge of technologies and equipment applicable to their areas of specialization.

Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better to be counted in the major.
  • Transfer students must earn at least 50% of their art credits from SUU.

Graphic Design Minor Curriculum Summary (19.5 Credits)


Required Courses (16.5 Credits)


Select One of the Following (3 Credits)


Total Credits, Minor: 19.5


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