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Design Minor at St. Mary’s

In today’s global world, successful communication requires a clear and effective message delivered in a visually appealing way. The minor in Visual Communication Design at St. Mary’s University is designed to meet increased employer demand by preparing graduates with vital visual design and digital communication skills. Students will develop strong messages, as well as the design and technical foundation to deliver them effectively.

A minor in Visual Communication Design can complement virtually any major at St. Mary’s and will enhance the marketability of graduates with degrees in the humanities, social sciences, business and arts.

Program of Study

Students can pursue a minor in Visual Communication Design through classes in Art and Communication Studies.

  • Elective

    Select one (3 credit hours):

    • Design Fundamentals
    • Drawing I
    • Color Theory

  • Course Areas

    Required (15 credit hours):

    • Capstone in Visual Communication Design
    • Graphic Design
    • Media Pre-Production
    • Media Production
    • Photography

Outside the Classroom

Students at St. Mary’s are part of a vibrant community of learners. In addition to strong academic programs, students can customize their college experience by participating in a variety of clubs, activities, events and special programs such as Combined Degree Programs and Study Abroad.

Internship Opportunities

Previous student internship locations have included:

  • Univision
  • Disney
  • Spurs Sports and Entertainment
  • FleishmanHillard
  • Rackspace Technology
  • San Antonio Magazine
  • Valero
  • Starcom Worldwide
  • The Century Foundation


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