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  • Program Type
  • School
    School of Arts & Sciences

Learn how to use design and layout principles to create effective marketing collateral and build beautiful websites.

What You'll Learn

You'll learn concepts related to design and layout that help business and marketing groups achieve their goals. In this minor, you'll develop the skill set necessary to succeed in the industry.

Design with Skill

A good design and layout requires more than a good eye. In this minor, you'll explore various perspectives and tactics to develop your skill as a photographer or designer.

Build Websites

With today's technology, web designers can focus on the layout and impact of a webpage without needing an extensive background in coding or other computer networking essentials.

Use the Latest Technology

Students in our program use cutting-edge programs to learn design and layout.

Program Information

Please visit our catalog for admission requirements and a full list of our courses.

Careers & Outcomes

Employment Trends

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the demands for web developers and digital designers to grow 16% from 2022 to 2032 — faster than the average for all occupations. The median pay for these positions was $78,580 in May 2022.

Career Paths

  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Marketing
  • Photographer
  • Communication Specialist

Featured Faculty

Chris Franz

Instructor of Communication

I teach photography, design, and studio production for the communication program and you’ll find me either in my office or in the studio in the basement of Welder Library. I am also an advisor for a number of student clubs including the Visual Arts Club and Marauders on Media.

Take Your Next Step in Photography & Design