MinorArt, Design and Creative Industries

The minor in art, design and creative industries (ADCI) exposes you to a wide variety of art areas. You'll increase your art literacy and appreciation—and gain knowledge you can apply in a variety of careers.

Learn how Art, Design and Creative Industries is the right fit for you.

Male graphic design student in classroom.

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To take courses in the School of Art, Design and Creative Industries, you must first be admitted to Wichita State. 

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Fine Arts student creates art at GoCreate

Fine Arts students have the opporunity to express their creativity in a varitety of ways.

Collin Allen is a father of three, a full-time student and a creator of whatever he puts his mind to.

He has been making art, jewelry, furniture and paintings for himself and others for over 26 years, but found a new outlet for his creativity at WSU's GoCreate.


A minor in ADCI includes 18 credit hours of coursework. Areas of study include: studio art, art education, graphic design and art history. ADCI majors are not eligible for the minor in ADCI. ADCI minors must declare their status to ensure registration privileges in restricted courses.


A minor in art, design and creative industries from Wichita State will nurture your creativity and give you the knowledge, skills and connections for success in the workforce—and in graduate studies.

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