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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Design Essentials Minor


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Introduction

Please click here  to see general Visual Arts information.

The design essentials minor explores print design and production through theoretical and historical contexts, experience with design software and an understanding of how designed pieces get produced. Undergraduates learn the language and terminology of graphic design and how to communicate a message through visual design.  Students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to take a design from a digital production environment to the printed page.

Program Delivery

  • This program can be completed with a combination of online and hybrid courses.

Declaring This Minor

  • To declare this minor, please see College of Arts & Media Advising and Student Services in Arts Building, 177. Consult the College of Arts & Media at CAM@ucdenver.edu for more information.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements


  1. Students may transfer up to six semester hours of non-CU Denver courses toward a College of Arts & Media minor. All other courses must be taken at CU Denver.
  2. A minimum grade of C (2.0) is required for each course applied toward a College of Arts & Media major, minor or certificate requirement. A grade of C- (1.7) or lower will not fulfill a major, minor or certificate requirement. A grade of P is acceptable for courses in which the only grade available is Pass or Fail.
  3. Students may use up to six semester hours to fulfill both major and minor requirements; the remaining semester hours for the minor must be taken in addition to the major requirements.

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