Visual Arts Minor

The Visual Arts Minor is for undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing art studies in conjunction with their non-studio major. The minor provides an overview of art as a discipline, fostering an introduction to art history and design and careers in the arts, as well as providing experience in a variety of studio areas. The curriculum may complement or enhance a related field of study or satisfy an independent area of interest. The program is based in the Department of Art and Design.

Program Requirements

Select one of the following:3
Concept, Process and Application
Select one of the following:3
Selected Masterpieces of World Art
Women and Art
African-American Art
Research Methods in Art History
History of Textiles
Renaissance Art in Italy: The Fifteenth Century
Global Foundations in Art and Visual Culture
Modern Visions 1400-1945
Special Topics in Global Art Cultures
Modern Philosophies of Art
Theories of Looking: Critical Theory and Visual Culture
Select four of the following: 112
Objects in Clay
Objects in Clay: Ceramics
Ceramics: Pottery and Sculpture, Intermediate
Ceramics: Pottery and Sculpture, Advanced
Perceptual Drawing
Life Drawing, Beginning I
Drawing II
Life Drawing, Beginning II
Drawing, Intermediate
Life Drawing, Intermediate
Drawing, Advanced
Visual Communication Design Studio I
Visual Communication Design Studio II
Typography I
Visual Communication Design Studio III
Design Visualization I - Concept Sketching
Design Visualization III - Digital Sketching
Design Visualization IV - Adobe CS
Digital Modeling: 3D CAD I
Illustration Studio: Concepts
Art of the Visual Narrative
Accessory Design
Metalwork and Jewelry
Metalwork and Jewelry, Intermediate
Metalwork and Jewelry, Advanced
Painting II
Painting, Advanced
Digital Photo and Imaging I
Photography II
Digital Photo and Imaging II
Printmaking II
Etching and Relief Printing
Screen Printing
Book Arts Introduction
Printmaking, Intermediate
Printmaking, Advanced
3D and Extended Media
Sculpture: Clay, Introduction A
Sculpture: Clay, Introduction B
Sculpture, Intermediate
Sculpture: Clay, Intermediate
Sculpture, Advanced
Sculpture: Clay, Advanced
Digital Filmmaking I
Story Analysis and Introduction to Screenwriting
Filmmaking I
Film Making II
Narrative Film and TV Editing
Long Form and Episodic Documentary Workshop II
Advanced Screenwriting
History of Animation and Illustration
Total Credits18