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Art Minor Overview

The Art Minor combines a general arts education with the development of studio skills. A minimum of 18 semester hours is required in each studio minor. Please refer to the University Catalog for more information. 

  • The Studio Art minor combines a general arts education with the development of studio skills. Coursework is done in Art History and Studio Art. 
  • The New Media and Design minor focuses on the development of technical skills and creative problem solving using a variety of digital methods. Students select from courses in digital video and photography, web design, graphic design, animation and related topics. 
  • The minor in Painting introduces students to the significant cornerstones of studio practice: visual literacy, aesthetic understanding, and technical skills. The curriculum offers a broad range of materials, techniques, and processes in its representational and non-representational approaches to art making.
  • The Photography minor is dedicated to providing students with knowledge of digital, analog and alternative photographic processes. 
  • The Sculpture and Ceramics curriculum offers a broad range of courses in three-dimensional studies that expose students to fundamental precepts through advanced concepts and innovation in sculpture.
  • The Printmaking and Drawing minor provides a comprehensive introduction to printmaking, drawing and mixed media that emphasizes innovation while sustaining traditions.