Winthrop University: CBA - Digital Information Design - DIFD Minor
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Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
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Digital Information Design

About Digital Information Design Minor

The minor in Digital Information Design is a multidisciplinary course of study designed in collaboration with CoursePower to provide a foundational understanding of Digital Information Design to every student, regardless of major. Every graduate in today's economy needs this basic understanding to be competitive in the digital world.

Why

More money - Workers in technology and related fields earn 17-27% more than people in other industries. 

Job prospects - SC is on track to need 60,000 IT jobs in the next decade. 

Opportunity - Nearly every business operating today, regardless of industry or sector, needs people with technology skills. It is often the first thing they ask about. 

Shortage - There is a significant shortage of people with the technology skills needed. Demand is very high as a result.

Coursepower

Course list for the Minor in Digital Information Design

The minor in Digital Information Design consists of 19 semester hours:

  • DESF 161 (3) Introduction Computer Imaging
  • DIFD 141 (4) Intro to Web App Design
  • DIFD 311 (3) Digital Culture and Society
  • DIFD 321 (3) Info Systems & Organizations
  • DIFD 322 (3) Visual Design of Complex Systems
  • VCOM 262 (3) Introduction to Web Design


Students with majors that require DESF 161 and/or VCOM262 may also count these courses toward the minor (unless the student is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree). 

Last Updated: 7/13/22