Minor in Visual Communication

Develop a greater understanding of effective communication through visual media.

At Park University, our Minor in Visual Communication program is designed for students who want to learn how to communicate effectively through multimedia. In this program, students will gain hands-on experience while developing the skills, knowledge and techniques needed for a career or further study in visual communication.

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our Minor in Visual Communication program, you’ll be required to take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus and/or online. This minor requires a total of 22 completed credit hours, and students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

Minor – 22 Hours

  • Parkville, MO
  • Online

Visual Communication Minor – 22 hours 2.0, GPA

CA 234 , CA/AR 241, AR 321, AR 300, CA/AR 341, CA 441, CA 403

Successful Senior Portfolio required for graduation

Develop the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective visual communicator.

Our goal is to help you achieve your professional goals during your academic journey at Park University. Students who pursue a Minor in Visual Communication learn to communicate through visual mediums such as photography, ceramics, graphic design and other forms of advanced multimedia communication. You will have the opportunity to showcase your work through a completed senior portfolio prior to graduation.


Our programs will prepare you to pursue an advanced degree and a career as a:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Photographer
  • Communications Specialist
  • Web Designer
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Program Highlights

Students who pursue a Minor in Visual Communications at Park University study in an environment that combines an examination of media practices with active skill development. Through coursework that culminates in a multimedia practicum, students in this program gain hands-on learning experience that can be applied to a further study and a career in any number of visual communication pursuits.


At Park University, our faculty members are experts in many areas of visual communication. Our highly-qualified educators are committed to developing your visual communication skill set, and ultimately, your professional success.


Dr. Lora Cohn

Associate Professor of Communication

Dr. Mark Noe

Professor of Communication

Steven Youngblood

Associate Professor of Communication

Roxann O’Rourke-Sherrodd

Assistant Professor, Art, Design and Interdisciplinary

Related programs

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.