List of Minors

Woodbury offers the following minors

Minors at Woodbury

The following minors are offered to Woodbury students. Students interested in declaring a minor should contact the Registrar’s Office.

For Non-Design Majors Only – 15 Units:
ANIM 100 Animation Principles 3
ANIM 161 Introduction to Digital Media 3
ANIM 211 Storyboarding 3
ANIM 240 History of Animation 3
FOUN 102 Design and Composition 3

For Design Majors Only – 15 Units:
ANIM 100 Animation Principles 3
ANIM 102 Beginning Figure Drawing 3
ANIM 161 Introduction to Digital Media 3
ANIM 211 Storyboarding 3
Select one from the following courses:
ANIM 221 Character Animation 3
ANIM 240 History of Animation 3
ANIM 262 3D Computer Animation 3
ANIM 330 Animal Drawing 3
ANIM 340 Visual Development 3

16 Units:
CSMA 100 ACS Lecture Series 1
CSMA 101 Introduction to Programming 3
CSMA 102 Art Technology & Culture 3
CSMA 112 Interactive Prototyping 3
CSMA 212 Media Environments 3
Select one of the following courses:
CSMA 113 Mixed Reality 3
CSMA 202 Intermediate Programming 3

15 Units – Select two from the following courses:
ARTH 204 History of Modern Art 3
ARTH 205 History of Contemporary Art 3
ARTH 211 History of Latin American Art 3
ARTH 270 Topics in Fine Art 3

Select three from the following courses:
ARTH 331 History of Modern Painting 3
ARTH 332 History of Photography 3
ARTH 333 History of Land Art 3
ARTH 334 Curatorial Studies 3
ARTH 337 Video Art 3
ARTH 338 History of Performance Art 3
ARTH 339 History of Art and Violence 3
ARTH 340 History of Zombie Films 3
ARTH 341 History of Avant-Garde Film 3
ARTH 342 Art Theory and Practice 3
ARTH 343 History of Digital Art 3
ARTH 370 Topics in Art History 3
ARTH 375 Field Experience 3

15 Units – Select two of the following courses:
COMM 100 Intro Media Studies 3
COMM 101 Communication Advocacy 3
COMM 102 Prin Human Communication 3
COMM 215 Media History 3
COMM 237 Media and Identity 3

Select one from the following courses:
COMM 204 Public Relations 3
COMM 209 Advertising 3
COMM 210 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 212 Intercultural Communication 3
COMM 222 Film Studies 3
COMM 225 Writing for Media 3
COMM 226 Television Studies 3

Select two from the following courses:
COMM 305 Media, Self, and Society 3
COMM 307 Rhetorical Theory 3
COMM 310 Argumentation 3
COMM 314 Digital Journalism 3
COMM 327 Gender and Communication 3
COMM 330 Social Media 3
COMM 335 Media and Social Change 3
COMM 336 The Art of the Pitch 3
COMM 337 Surveillance and Culture 3
COMM 338 History of Documentary 3
COMM 341 Film Genres 3
COMM 342 Film Noir 3
COMM 350 World Cinema 3
COMM 370 Topics in Communication 3

15 Units – Non-fashion students please consult the department chair:
FDES 100 Sewing Machine Technology 1
FDES 110 Creating Character 2
FDES 2725 Period Costume Design 3
FDES 3713 Costume Design for Film 2
FDES 3719 Costume Collection 1 3
FDES 4706 Costume Collection 2 4

15 Units:
FDES 100 Sewing Machine Technology 1
FDES 120 Design and Illustration 1 3
FDES 125 Technical Studio 1 3
FDES 126 Technical Studio 2 3
FDES 130 Materials 3
FDES ___ Fashion Design Elective 2

15 Units:
FMRK 100 Fashion Fundamentals 3
FMRK 235 Trend Analysis 3
MRKT 301 Principles of Marketing * 3

Select at least two rom the following courses:
FMRK 246 Retail Fashion Buying 3
FMRK 320 Fashion Retailing 3
FMRK 330 Store Planning 3
FMRK 340 Fashion Promotion 3
FMRK 350 Fashion Styling for the Media 3
FMRK 365 Fashion Journalism 3
FMRK 410 Fashion Production 3
FMRK 470 Topics in Fashion Marketing 3

* MRKT 301 will not count as a minor course for students who are required to take the course as part of their major. These students should choose three upper division courses.

15 units:

FILM 101 Film History 1
OR 4
FILM 102 Film History 2
FILM 110 Film Production 3

Select two courses from the following courses:
FILM 115 Cinematography 3
FILM 140 Sound 3
FILM 202 Screenwriting 3
FILM 220 Editing 3

Select one course from the following courses:
FILM 304 Thesis Pre-production 3
FILM 400 Business of Entertainment 3
FILM 401 Entertainment Marketing 3

15 units:
GAME 105 3D Art Fundamentals 3
GAME 140 Envt Design and Modeling 3
GAME 237 Materials, Lighting, Rendering 3
GAME 238 Character Design and Modeling 3
GAME 307 Character Rigging 3

15 units:
GAME 101 Game Design Fundamentals 3
GAME 106 Game Code Fundamentals 3
GAME 114 Introduction to Game Engines 3
GAME 221 Prototyping 3

Select one from the following courses:
GAME 211 Level Design 3
GAME 240 Networked Game Development 3
GAME 323 Story Development 3

15 units – Not for Architecture majors:
GDES 106 Graphic Design 1 2
GDES 107 Digital Practice 3
GDES 116 Typography 1 3
GDES 216 Typography 2 3
GDES 288 Graphic Design 2 3
GDES 289 Progress Portfolio 0
GDES 391 Design Symposia 1
(Minor students are exempt from FOUN 103 Color and Composition)

15 Units – For Architecture and other Design majors only:
GDES 116 Typography 1 3
GDES 216 Typography 2 3
GDES 285 Logo and Identity Design 3
GDES 288 Graphic Design 2 3
GDES 289 Progress Portfolio 0
Select one from the following courses:
GDES 207 Design Media 3
GDES 240 Digital Photography 3
GDES 256 Interactive Design 1 3
GDES 310 Information Design 3
GDES 315 Package Design 3
GDES 414 Environmental Graphics 3
GDES 430 Advertising Design 3
GDES 446 Entertainment Design 3
GDES 447 Motion Design 3

15 Units – For ARCHITECTURE majors only:
FOUN 106 Color Theory and Interaction 3
INAR 252 Space Planning 3
INAR 328 Tectonics 2 3
INAR 365 Lighting Design 2

Select one of the following after successful ARCH portfolio review:
INAR 363 Design Studio 5 4
INAR 382 Design Studio 6 4

For INTERIOR DESIGN majors only:

MATH 249 College Algebra 3
MATH 251 Trigonometry with 3
Descriptive Geometry
PHYS 243 Physics for Architects 3
ARCH 326 Structures 1 3
ARCH 327 Structures 2 4

18 Units:
ACCT 205 Financial Accounting 3
FINA 360 Financial Management * 3
MGMT 100 Fundamentals of Business Enterprise ** 3
MGMT 110 Legal Environment of Bus ** 3
MGMT 326 Management and Organizational Behavior 3
MRKT 301 Principles of Marketing 3
* FINA 360 requires Macroeconomics as a prerequisite.

15 Units:
MGMT 100 Fundamentals of Business 3
Enterprise *
MRKT 301 Principles of Marketing * 3
Select three from the following courses:
MRKT 312 Public Relations 3
MRKT 321 Advertising and Promotion 3
MRKT 325 Retail Marketing Mgmt 3
MRKT 341 Marketing on the Internet 3
MRKT 420 Industrial Marketing 3
MRKT 441 Sales Management 3
MRKT 451 Strategic Marketing 3
MRKT 455 Marketing Research and 3
Analysis
MRKT 470 Topics in Marketing 3
* MGMT 100 and MRKT 301 will not count as minor courses for students who are required to take the course(s) as part of their major. These students will take
five upper division courses selected from the list above.

15 Units:

Select one from the following courses:
PHIL 201 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL 210 Ethical Systems 3

Select at least four from the following courses:
PHIL 310 Aesthetics 3
PHIL 311 Moral Philosophy 3
PHIL 312 Philosophy of Religion 3
PHIL 314 Existentialism 3
PHIL 315 Celebrity 3
PHIL 316 Philosophy of History 3
PHIL 317 Philosophy of Architecture 3
PHIL 370 Topics in Philosophy 3

15 Units:
WRIT 121 Intro to Professional Writing 3
WRIT 201 Digital Composition 3

Select three from the following courses (at least two courses must be 300 level or higher):
COMM 314 Digital Journalism 3
WRIT 122 Rhetorical Theory & Practice 3
WRIT 200 Technical Writing 3
WRIT 221 Proposal & Grant Writing 3
WRIT 230 Periodical Writing 3
WRIT 231 Writing in Health Sciences 3
WRIT 240 Writing & Civic Engagement 3
WRIT 241 Professional Blogging 3
WRIT 300 Web Authoring: Theory 3
WRIT 301 Writing Across Cultures 3
WRIT 310 Information Interactive Dsgn 3
WRIT 311 Textuality & Inter-Textuality 3
WRIT 320 Collaboration and Editing 3
WRIT 321 Online Journalism 3
WRIT 400 Digital Publication 3
WRIT 401 Freelance Writing 3
WRIT 420 Topics in Writing 3

15 Units:
PSYC 200 Introduction to Psychology 3
Select four from the following courses:
PSYC 300 Social Psychology 3
PSYC 305 Personality 3
PSYC 306 Influence and Persuasion 3
PSYC 309 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSYC 311 Human Sexuality 3
PSYC 313 Cognition 3
PSYC 314 Psychology of Gender 3
PSYC 316 Cross-Cultural Psychology 3
PSYC 317 Media Psychology 3
PSYC 318 Consumer Behavior 3
PSYC 319 Introduction to Counseling 3
PSYC 320 Sensation and Perception 3
PSYC 321 Neuropsychology 3
PSYC 322 Marriage and Intimacy 3
PSYC 323 Psychology of Evil 3
PSYC 324 Psychology of Fear 3
PSYC 325 Psychology of Fashion 3
PSYC 370 Topics in Psychology 3

15 Units:
URBS 100 Intro to Urban Studies 3

Select four from the following courses:
INDS 325 L. A. Stories
URBS 301 Urban Theory 3
URBS 302 Current Issues in Urban 3
Studies
URBS 311 Urban Ecology and LA 3
URBS 312 The Infrastructural City 3
URBS 321 Environmental Urbanism 3
URBS 331 Food and the City 3
URBS 322 The Global Metropolis 3
URBS 370 Topics in Urban Studies 3