Minor, Graphic Design

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major, and coursework for the minor must include a minimum of 6 upper-division units (University Policy S16-4). Minor preparation or support courses do not count toward the 12 distinct units. Of the coursework for the minor, at least 6 units must be completed in residence at SJSU. The minimum aggregate GPA for all coursework required for the minor must be at least 2.0.

Minor Preparation (6 units)
Complete One Course From:
ANI 11 - Illustration Fundamentals I 3 unit(s) (ART 24 will also be accepted for transfer students)
DSID 21 - Visualization I 3 unit(s)
DSIT 10 - Sketching, Drawing + Modeling 3 unit(s)

Complete One Course From:
ARTH 70A - Art History, Prehistoric to Medieval 3 unit(s) (C1)
ARTH 70B - Art History, Renaissance to Modern 3 unit(s) (C1)
ARTH 70C - Arts of Asia 3 unit(s) (C1)
(Highly Recommend Students take ARTH 70B)

Minor Requirements (15 units)
DSGD 63 - Fundamental Graphic Visualization 3 unit(s)
DSGD 83 - Digital Applications: Basics 3 unit(s)
DSGD 99 - Introduction to Typography 3 unit(s)
DSGD 100 - Visual Communication & Process 3 unit(s)
DSGD 104 - Introduction to Graphic Design 3 unit(s)

Total Units Required (21 units)

See the latest GD Minor form [pdf], and contact the design office to sign up for the minor.