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A minor in Graphic Design provides students with the fundamentals of graphic communication and its context within the communication design field. The selected studio-based offerings allow students to build some depth in design process, typography and creative problem solving while augmenting that knowledge with both a historic and cultural context through the Liberal Studies offerings. In addition, students are given the opportunity to broaden this knowledge through related expansion studios or advanced studies in Typography.

Note: Students in this Major or Minor Program Area are included in the Laptop Program, and are required to pay the associated fees for software and support. Click http://www.ocad.ca/laptopprogram for further info regarding the Laptop Program. Click http://www.ocad.ca/students/financial_matters/tuition_fees/laptop_program_fees.htm for info regarding Laptop Program Fees.


The four courses listed below are all required:  2.0
GRPH 2B08 Graphic Design 1
GRPH 2B09 Graphic Design 2 (with prerequisite)
GRPH 3B18 Graphic Design 3 (with prerequisite)
GRPH 2B06 Typography 2: Structures

Upon completion of the above, choose selection A and two from selection B
OR three from selection B:


GRPH 3B14 or GRPH 2B10 Typography 3: Advanced Structures

GDES 3B02 Editorial & Publication Design 1
GDES 3B22 Editorial & Publication Design 2
GDES 4B02 Editorial & Publication Design 3
GDES 3B07 Interactive Communication: Smart Screens
GDES 3B27 Interactive Communication: Clever Devices
GDES 3B53 Interactive Communication: Beyond the Screen 
GDES 3B11 Graphic Narrative, Animation & Motion
GDES 3B32 Kinetic Typography & Animated Communication
GDES 3B04 Packaging Design 1
GDES 3B31 Packaging Design 2
GDES 3B09 Strategic Brand Development 1: Organizational Branding

GDES 3B42 Strategic Brand Development 2: Product Branding

GDES 3B54 Think Tank 2: Consideration
GDES 3B03 Typeface Design 1
GDES 3B30 Typeface Design 2
GDES 3B08 Wayfinding/Information Systems 1
GDES 4B03 Internship (appropriate to minor)

Choose one:
VISD 2B36 History and Evolution of Typography (LST)
VISD 2B39 Graphic Design History in the 20th Century (LST)
Total 4.0

Last Modified:12/18/2012 11:07:03 AM