May 24, 2024  
Fall 2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fall 2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Design for Social Impact, Minor

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The Design for Social Impact minor is a cross-disciplinary structure of 18 credit hours to teach the understanding of design theory, research and practice for implementing social change. Along with graphic design courses focused on design thinking, collaboration, methods, and making; the minor will direct students towards addressing the social challenges of climate change, human rights, health and healthcare, public policy, and social enterprise. The minor intends to empower students as a catalytic role in communities through projects focused on cultivating empathetic and positive social impact solutions from ideation to implementation.


(18 Credits)*

Required Art/Design Courses

(4 courses)

Engagement Courses

(choose 2 courses)**


* Students must achieve a grade of C or better in all courses taken for the minor.
** Alternate courses may be submitted for consideration

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