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In this minor, students learn to apply design in developing effective communication strategies. Ideas are conceived and implemented in various contexts through applied critical thinking, visualization methods, hierarchical systems, and storytelling. Students
learn the fundamentals while also exploring one area in communication design, such as editorial, branding, motion design, and spatial design, among others.
The Communication Design minor is offered through Parsons' School of Art, Media, and Technology and requires successful completion of 18 credits across
four subject areas, as outlined in the chart below.
Note: Course availability may vary from semester to semester. Some courses may be in development and offered at a later time. Students seeking to pursue alternative coursework to fulfill the minor should consult with their advisors.
A student who has completed this minor should be able to demonstrate:
Minors are available to all undergraduate students at The New School, though some minors are closed to students in certain majors (please see the list of preclusions for more details). Students may declare minors outside of their own colleges. To explore this option, contact your academic advisor.
Students majoring in BFA Communication Design or AAS Graphic Design cannot pursue a minor in Communication Design. The Communication Design minor requires an application for admission.
For questions regarding this minor’s curriculum, including requests for course substitutions, please contact Juliette Cezzar, assistant professor of communication design, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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