Design, Minor

The Design Minor is a six-credit program available to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering, Wharton and the School of Nursing. This minor introduces students to a broad range of design disciplines and methodologies with the ability to take multiple classes in one area of study.

Core Studio Requirements
DSGN 0010Art, Design and Digital Culture 11
DSGN 0020Design 21: Design After the Digital1
Integrative Design Studio Requirements
Select two of the following:2
Art of the web: Interactive Concepts for Art & Design
Graphic Design I: Creative Technologies
Graphic Design II
Pixel to Print
Biological Design
Functions for Form and Material
Information Design and Visualization
Interfacing Cultures: Designing for Mobile, Web and Public Media
User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) Design
Design Tools and Technologies
History & Theory Requirements
Select one of the following:1
Contemporary Theories of Design
Language of Design
Futures for All: Reimagining social equality through art and technology
Feminist Technoscience: Art, Technology, & Gender
Critical Issues in Art
The Chinese Body and Spatial Consumption in Chinatown
Public Art and Issues of Spatial Production
Mystics & Visionaries: Arts and Other Ways of Knowing
Is This Really Happening? Performance and Contemporary Political Horizons
Eye, Mind, and Image
People and Design
Design Elective
Select one FNAR or DSGN course1
Total Course Units6

Course fulfills a College of Arts and Sciences sector requirement (Sector IV: Humanities and Social Sciences).

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.