New Graphic Design Courses!

A minor in Graphic Design teaches students design concepts through print and web-based lessons and projects. Students are prepared for careers in visual communication and graphic design. Minor requires 25 credits.

New Graphic Design Courses

The Art & Graphic Design minor at WITS has been completely redesigned for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

The minor is now comprised of nine NEW courses that teach up to date design concepts through print and web based lessons and projects. All courses will be taught on new Mac computers using the latest versions of Adobe programs.

These courses are open to women of the community and can be taken remotely. So you can build strong, marketable graphic design skills wherever you live!


​Be the designer you know you can be!

Through these courses, students will gain fluency in the fundamental tools of visual communication design: typography, color and layout. They will develop a sophisticated approach to creative problem solving and hone skills in branding, image generation, corporate identity, web design and information graphics. Students will learn to apply advanced skills with the Adobe workflow and produce a portfolio filled with cutting edge graphic design.

Graphic Design for the Jewish Woman

These courses are focused on encouraging and supporting Jewish women as they move into careers in visual and graphic design, which frequently offer flexible employment options. Students who complete the minor will be qualified for a successful career in visual communication and graphic design.


​Upon completion of the course work in Graphic Design, students will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Utilize the core Adobe design programs to create cutting-edge work, including use of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

  • Apply principles of color, composition, hierarchy, and typography as they relate to the design of digital and print media.

  • Apply principles of visual communication in creating designs for diverse audiences and a global society.

  • Analyze designs in the environment and society in order to apply them to current trends.

  • Apply the design process, design thinking, and professional standards and practices to real- world tasks and professional projects.

  • Exhibit intercultural competence and attention to diversity, within and beyond the Jewish community, in addressing civic, social, environmental, and economic issues of the graphic design field and professional world.

  • Use effective oral and written communication skills to present ideas and communicate effectively.

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