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Graphic Design Minor

Why Minor in Graphic Design?

The Graphic Design Minor program is intended for non-art majors who choose to develop skills or an appreciation of graphic design.

Requirements for the Minor in Graphic Design

Required Courses (15 credits)


  • ART 0104 - Design Fundamentals
  • ART 0108 - Computer Graphics for Art Applications I
  • ART 0206 - Introduction to Electronic Publication Design
  • ART 0210 - Typography
  • ART 0228 - Graphic Design I

Additional Requirements (3 credits)


  • Choose one of the following:
  • ART 0212 - Computer Graphics for Art Applications II or
  • ART 0344 - Graphic Design II or
  • three 1-credit workshops (ART 0121-0129, 0131)

Clubs & Organizations

Graphic Design Club

The Graphic Design Club provides members with a better understanding of graphic design and graphic arts in visual communication.


The primary purpose of the Westfield State Otaku Club is to provide members of the club with information pertaining to Japanese animation.

Art Club

The purpose of this club is to enrich the educational experience of all students interested in art by providing trips to art museums.