Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Communication - Graphic Design, Minor (Art Majors Only)

The Minor in Communication: Graphic Design is specifically designed for Art majors who would like additional experience in digital design and production to complement their major coursework. This program provides students with the commercial and technical aspects of graphic communication and production. With courses in communication concepts, interactive multimedia, communication law, and media project management, this 21-credit program will expand opportunities to use an art degree in new and flexible ways.

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

Related Links

Communication - Graphic Design, Minor Program Page

Strategic Communication and Media Department Page

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.0 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits
Required Communication Courses
COMM 110Communication Concepts3
COMM 235Introduction to Digital Design3
COMM 258Interactive Multimedia 23
COMM 334Publication Production3
COMM 359Interactive Multimedia 33
COMM 410Communication Law3
COMM 453Media Project Management3
Total Hours21

Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Fall 2010
Revision date: 10.28.2021
UCC 3.5.2019