Design and Applied Arts Major

Description: A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

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Design and Applied Arts Major

What Courses Do Design and Applied Arts Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Design and Applied Arts majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Art
  • CAD
  • Computer Software
  • Design
  • Digital Photography
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Painting

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