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Explore Our Minors to Compliment Your Degree

Broaden Your Skills: Minors in Media + Design!

All Media + Design minor options are 6 courses, 18 credit hours. Did you know that the credits earned during your minor also count toward your elective credits? No matter your major, an elective in graphic design, interactive UX/UI design, public relations, digital media & marketing communications or advertising will allow you to develop a more robust skillset and competitive advantage.

Minor in Advertising

18 required hours, 6 courses

The minor in advertising will give you industry insight while exploring the fundamentals any ad professional needs to know! From copywriting to media planning and buying, the minor in advertising at Tulane SoPA offers creative and strategic coursework to compliment your major area of study.

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required courses
  1. MDES 2400: Principles of Advertising
  2. DDSN 2103: Intro to Copywriting
  3. MDES 3460: Media Planning & Buying
  4. MDES 3450: Campaign & Brand Strategy
  5. MDES 4400: Advertising Studio 1
  6. Choose 1 of the following:
    1. MDES 2401: Economics of Advertising
    2. MDES 3440: Traffic & Production
    3. DDSN 3403: Copywriting Studio
    4. MDES 4401: Advertising Studio 2

Minor in Digital Media & Marketing Communications

18 required hours, 6 courses

The minor in digital media & marketing communications will give you the necessary skills to be well versed and work in the digital marketing industry! From creating digital content to CRM and content management, the minor in DMMC at Tulane SoPA offers relevant and strategic coursework to compliment your major area of study.

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required courses

  1. DDSN 1100: Digital Design Foundations
  2. DDSN 2103: Intro to Copywriting
  3. MDES 2300: Digital Media Principles & Strategy
  4. MDES 3300: Creating Digital Content
  5. MDES 3310: Digital Media Analytics & Reporting
  6. MDES 3320: CRM and Digital Media

Minor in Graphic Design

18 required hours, 6 courses

The minor in graphic design will provide you with an overview of software and design fundamentals to create engaging compositions. From learning Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to exploring typography and layout, the minor in graphic design at Tulane SoPA offers critical design skills to enhance your major are of study.

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required courses
  1. DDSN 1100: Digital Design Foundations
  2. DDSN 1101: Digital Imaging
  3. DDSN 1102: Digital Illustration
  4. DDSN 1400: Typography Studio I
  5. DDSN 2000: Branding & Semiotics
  6. DDSN 2401: Design Studio I

Minor in Interactive UX/UI Design

18 required hours, 6 courses

The minor in interactive UX/UI design will provide you with front-end interactive design capabilities. User-experience research and user-interface solutions will be explored. A minor in interactive UX/UI design at Tulane SoPA offers an introduction to interactive technologies to enhance your major area of study.

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required courses

  1. DDSN 1100: Digital Design Foundations
  2. DDSN 1101: Digital Imaging
  3. DDSN 1102: Digital Illustration
  4. DDSN 1400: Typography
  5. DDSN 2100: Intro to UX Design
  6. DDSN 2600: Foundations of Interactive Design

Minor in Public Relations

18 required hours, 6 courses

The minor in public relations will provide you with expertise in the fundamentals of the P.R. profession. From writing to strategy, the minor in public relations at Tulane SoPA offers industry specific skillsets to enhance your major area of study.

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required courses
  1. MDES 2200: Principles of Public Relations
  2. Choose 1 of the following:
        MDES 2110: Media Ethics & Equity
        MDES 2120: Media Law
        MDES 2210: Media Research
        MDES 3210: Digital PR
        MDES 3220: PR Writing
  3. MDES 3250: Non-Profit Communication
  4. MDES 3260: Health Communication
  5. MDES 3230: Media Relations
  6. MDES 3270: PR Event Planning

Our diverse faculty—comprised of award-winning industry professionals and experts working in the fields of advertising, digital marketing, graphic design, interactive design and public relations—provide students with workforce-aligned curriculum. Our faculty ensure that students are taught the most up-to-date expertise and skills required of their respective industries today.