Pre-major

Students who intend to pursue a degree in Communication Design will be classified as a Communication Design Pre-Major when admitted to the University. In order to achieve major status the student must complete at least 30 hours of college courses and have:

  • Completed ART 1200, 1440, 1500, 1510 and ADES 1500 with a grade of C or better;
  • Submitted an entry portfolio to the Communication Design Entry Portfolio Review and have been admitted to starting the Communication Design Freshman and Sophomore studio Sequence;
  • Completed ADES 1500, 1540, 2510, and 2515with a grade of C or better;
  • Submitted a portfolio to the Communication Design Sophomore Portfolio Review and have been selected prior to the spring semester
  • Earned at least a 2.75 GPA on the required Art courses;
  • Earned a minimum 2.25 UNT grade point average.
  • After successfully meeting these requirements a degree plan will be processed converting the student to Communication Design major status.

Student accomplishments

Becky Ben Lin

Becky Ben Lin received the Best Packaging prize for her Stylite Edison Lightbulbs at the DSVC Nation Student Show and Conference 10. She was also awarded a Judges Choice Award from Garrett Owen for this work. Karen Dorff was her professor.

Design
Communication Design

Becky Ben Lin received the Best Packaging prize for her Stylite Edison Lightbulbs at the DSVC Nation Student Show and Conference 10. She was also awarded a Judges Choice Award from Garrett Owen for this work. Karen Dorff was her professor.

Alumni accomplishments

Alex Egner

Design
Communication Design

Design
Communication Design