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Business and Design, Minor in

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Administered by the Fine Arts, Design, Art History  Department in Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics  in the Frank G. Zarb School of Business.

Advisors: Professor Thomas Klinkowstein, Fine Arts, Design, Art History, and Associate Professor Elaine Winston, Information Systems and Business Analytics

About the Minor

The Minor in Business and Design integrates Internet-based information and knowledge systems with human-centered graphic, new media, and product design.

This minor prepares students for careers or graduate programs in information technologies, business or creative industries (such as social media, location-based media, and business start-ups), and non-profit organizations or government agencies with a special need for innovation and cross-disciplinary capabilities.

The minor in Business and Design consists of the successful completion of 19 semester hours, including FA 102A – Introduction to New Media Design (3 s.h.) and IT 14 – Introduction to Computer Concepts and Software Tools (4 s.h.). The remaining 12 s.h. must consist of 6 s.h. in fine arts design courses and 6 s.h. of information technology and quantitative methods courses selected from the list of electives below. A completed minor in business and design will be listed on the student’s transcript.

Minor Requirements - Semester Hours: 19

Elective Courses - Semester Hours: 12

Complete 6 s.h. from the following list of courses. (Please note that some of the following courses have one or more prerequisites that must be met before enrolling.)

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