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A minor or extended minor in Graphic Design adds a valuable professional qualification to your résumé and can lead to an entry-level position in the creative industry or to additional job opportunities in your chosen field of study.
A minor or extended minor in Graphic Design provides you with essential graphic and digital design skills in communication design and interactive design. This applied foundation introduces you to Adobe software, design thinking, creative processes, and professionals standards of practice.
The Graphic Design minor or extended minor can be applied to any degree program at UFV. Be sure to meet with your academic advisor to develop a program plan and ensure you can complete a Graphic Design minor or extended minor while earning pre-requisites for upper-level classes in your area of study.
The United Nations reports that the creative economy is one of the world’s fastest growing sectors for income generation, job creation, and export earnings.
More than 80,000 British Columbians are employed in the creative sector. in fact, B.C.'s interactive and digital media sector is one of the fastest growing industries in B.C. at a rate of 11% per year, opening a variety of employment opportunities visual influencers like UX, web, and graphic designers.
But visual strategists are not only needed in creative occupations: visual communicators can leverage the power of visual data in virtually any field, including technology, business, arts, and science.
Students wishing to take a minor in Graphic Design must be enrolled in a degree program at UFV and meet the eligibility requirements for declaration.
Please refer to your specific degree program in the UFV Academic Calendar for entrance requirements, declaration eligibility, and residency requirements.
Upon successful completion of the Graphic and Digital Design minor or extended minor, students will be able to:
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