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Minor in Graphic Design

The 16-credit hour minor in graphic design provides a specialization in the field of graphic design offered by the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts.

Applications are due March 13, 2024 for Fall 2024 admission.

Applicants will be emailed on or before March 27, 2024 with admission decision. 

Application review does not guarantee admission. Spots are limited.

Email application to Jill Honeycutt at jhoneycutt@tamu.edu

Application form

Curriculum

Three (3) Required Courses; Seven (7) Credit Hours

CourseTitleHours
ARTS 104Intro to Graphic Design1
ARTS 303Graphic Design I3
ARTS 304Graphic Design II 3

Three (3) Elective Courses; Nine (9) Credit Hours

CourseTitleHours
ARTS 103Design I3
ARTS 210Intro to Digital Photography3
ARTS 342History of Graphic Design3
ARTS 353Color Theory3
VIST 374Multimedia Design and Development3
ARTS 403Graphic Design III *Currently only offered in the spring semester3
VIST 474Designing for the Web *Currently only offered in the fall semester3

Must make a grade of C or better in each course.

Requirements

The student’s home college/school/department may grant, with agreement from the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts, transfer credit of no more than six credit hours. Transfer credit will not be accepted for any 300 or 400 level courses. To be awarded the minor in graphic design and receive transcript recognition, students must maintain a “C” average or better in all courses completed as part of the minor in graphic design.

Additional Portfolio information: A portfolio with 10–15 works is required. A URL must be submitted with the application — this can be a website and/or a collection of images (via Google and/or Dropbox). Your portfolio may include fine art, graphic design work, photography, and/or any other medium of artistic works. Previous artworks are acceptable.

Apply

Students wishing to declare a minor in graphic design should consult with advisers in their home college/school/department. Advising will be done by student’s primary advisers.

Email Program Director Jill Honeycutt at jhoneycutt@tamu.edu with your completed application and/or questions about the minor in graphic design.

Application form