This fifteen-credit hour minor develops competencies in selecting and applying graphic techniques in both professional and avocational areas, provides in-depth study and authentic activities in visual science, and enriches visual perception and critical thought in graphic areas. Minor programs are individually designed to meet the needs of the student and to complement their major.
Required Courses (3 credit hours)
GC 120 Foundations of Graphics OR
TDE 220 Civil Engineering Graphics
Elective Courses (12 credit hours)
Choose any four (4) of the following courses:
GC 250 Architectural Graphic Communications
GC 320 3-D Spatial Relations
GC 330 Basic Technical Animation
GC 340 Concepts of Website Development
GC 350 Applied CAD/D and Geometric Controls
GC 420 Visual Thinking
GC 450 Advanced CAD/D
GC 498 Independent Study in Graphic Communications
TDE 205 Desktop Publishing & Imaging Technology
TDE 230 Scientific and Technical Visualization
TDE 261 Digital Media Education
Admissions and Certification of Minor
Students may declare their intention to complete the Graphic Communication minor by consulting with the contact person listed below.
The person listed below will certify the minor prior to graduation. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program. Paperwork for certification should be completed no later than during the registration period for the student's final semester at NC State.
Contact PersonDr. Brian Matthews