Studio Arts Minor*
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
The 15-credit minor in studio arts will prepare students in the fundamentals of two-dimensional and three-dimensional visual language, allowing them to express themselves in a range of methods and materials.
These courses instill in students the conceptual foundations for understanding the creative process as well as the technical skills to implement their ideas. Student art exhibitions and faculty-led trips to museums and galleries enrich the learning experience.
Required Courses (12 credits)
- ART 1201 Drawing I
- ART 1225 Painting I (or ART 1231 2-Dimensional Design I)
- ART 1235 Sculpture I (or ART 2233 3-Dimensional Design)
- ART 1315 Ceramics I
Select any ONE of the following (3 credits)
- ART 3302 Life Drawing
- ART 3337 Life Sculpture
- ART 1250 Art of the Graphic Novel
- ART 1260 Ceramic Character Sculpture
- ART 2316 Ceramics II
- ART 2326 Painting II
* Effective Fall 2015
NOTE: Students who previously declared an 18-credit minor in this area must complete a "Declaration of Minor" form (available in the Records Office) in order to convert to the revised, 15-credit minor. Students who convert to the revised minor MUST complete all requirements affiliated with the 15-credit minor. No course substitutions will be permitted.