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Major: Design and Applied Arts


Introduction

Design and applied arts programs focus on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare students in any of the applied art media.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Commercial Photography
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria
Bemidji State University Bemidji
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Central Lakes College - Staples Staples
Century College White Bear Lake
Century College - Online White Bear Lake
Dakota County Technical College Rosemount
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park
North Hennepin Community College - Online Brooklyn Park
Ridgewater College - Hutchinson Hutchinson
Ridgewater College - Willmar Willmar
Riverland Community College - Austin Austin
Riverland Community College - Online Austin
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester
Saint Paul College St. Paul
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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