Minor in Motion Design

Program Requirements

Our Mission: 

The Motion Design minor will provide students the opportunity to combine graphic design principles with animation techniques to create visually compelling and dynamic graphics for a wide range of applications, such as television, film, advertising, and social media. Students in this minor will develop a unique and valuable skill set that can enhance their career prospects in the rapidly evolving digital media landscape.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Students enrolled in the Motion Design minor will:

  • Articulate the relationship between their major and minor(s) and how these will help them achieve personal and professional goals.
  • Develop and apply interdisciplinary skills, experiences, and knowledge in fields outside of their majors.
  • Develop an art/design practice that is grounded in two or more disciplines.

Participating Departments

The Motion Design minor is open to all undergraduate majors.

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*A limited choice of LAS and Studio courses will count as Motion Design Minor Electives, as determined each semester by the Interdisciplinary Studies Director, Animation Chair, Game and Entertainment Design Chair and Graphic Design / Illustration Chair. Examples include: AHCS222 History of Graphic Design and Illustration, various courses in typography, social media, motion design, and video editing.

See Animation, Game and Entertainment Design, Graphic Design, Illustration and Liberal Arts and Sciences for course descriptions.

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