College of Arts and Sciences

School of the Arts

Fine Arts
Minor in Graphic Design

Working across media, IU Northwest graphic design students gain technical and creative thinking skills while learning design methods and processes essential to a professional career in design. The Minor in Graphic Design will give students an introduction to the standards of a professional design practice while teaching them production and technical skills necessary to pursue a career as a production design or junior designer.


Core courses (6 credit hours)

  • FINA-S 250 Introduction to Design Practice (3 cr.)
  • FINA-S 351 Typography (3 cr.)

Elective courses (9 credit hours)

  • FINA-S 352 Production for Graphic Design (3 cr.)
  • FINA-S 353 Graphic Design IV (3 cr.)
  • FINA-S 413 Typography (2 cr.)
  • FINA-S 414 Layout and Design (2 cr.)
  • FINA-S 415 Package Design (2 cr.)
  • FINA-S 400 Independent Studio Projects (1-6 cr.)
  • FINA-S 451 Graphic Design Problem Solving (3 cr.)
Total (15 cr.)

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