Art Minor

The Art minor is designed for students who focus on painting and sculpture.

A minor in Art consists of 18-24 credits selected in accordance with the following specifications: 15-21 credits must be completed in Studio Art elective courses and at least one Aesthetics and Critical Studies course. Two courses of the minor must be at the 3000-level or above.

The Art minor’s 18-24 credits must be selected in accordance with the following specifications:

Required Core Courses (6 credits)

ARTS.1010/1020 Art Concepts I (for 2D concentration) / Art Concepts II (for 3D concentration)
Drawing I

Three Art Studio Courses (9 credits) 

ARTS.1000 Artbotics
Art Concepts II
Digital Foundations
ARTS.1560 Drawing II
ARTS.2010 Form and Content
ARTS.2320 Ceramics
ARTS.2350 Sculpture I
ARTS.2420 The Language of Video
ARTS.2560 Drawing III
ARTS.2570 Monotypes
ARTS.2590 Papermaking
ARTS.2610 Photography I
ARTS.2660 Alternative Photo Processes
ARTS.2670 Printmaking
ARTS.2690 Color
ARTS.2700 Figure Drawing
ARTS.2710 Painting I
ARTS.2720 2D Animation I
ARTS.2730 Water Media
ARTS.2760 Intro 3D Modeling & Animation
ARTS.2810 Introduction to Game Design
ARTS.2900 Illustration
ARTS.2950 Studio Workshop Abroad
ARTS.2960 Character and Layout Design
ARTS.3320 Ceramics II
ARTS.3350 Sculpture II
ARTS.3450 Sonic Arts
ARTS.3451 Audio Production
ARTS.3610 Photography II
ARTS.3670 Printmaking II
ARTS.3710 Painting II
ARTS.3730 Professional Studio Photography
ARTS.3780 Interactive Media II
ARTS.3820 Art & Design of Data Visualization
ARTS.4350 Sculpture III
ARTS.4710 Painting III
ARTS.4910 Advanced Studio
ARTS.4940 Directed Studies
ARTS.4950 Advanced Tutorial

One Aesthetics or Art History Course (3 credits)

ARHI/AEST.2210 20th Century Art
AEST.2250 History of Photography
AEST.2310 Aesthetics and Critical Studies Seminar
AEST.2800 From Collective to Per. Aesth.
AEST.2990 Art/Aest/Crit Stud 200 Electives
ARHI/AEST.3520 Contemporary Art and Culture
AEST.3600 Aesthetics and Critical Studies of Graphic Design
AEST.3610 Aesthetics and Critical Studies of New Media
AEST.3800 Understanding Movies: Cinema as Social Commentary
AEST.3990 Art/Aest/Crit Stud 300 Electives
AEST.4900 Aesthetics and Critical Studies Seminar
AEST.4940 Directed Study in Aesthetic Concepts
AEST.4960 Practicum Experience in Aesthetic Concepts
AEST.4990 Art/Aest/Crit Stud 400 Electives
ARHI.2030 History of Art I: Prehistoric to Medieval Art
ARHI.2040 History of Art II: Renaissance to Modern Art
ARHI.2060 History of Architecture
ARHI.2110 Nineteenth Century Art
ARHI.2210 Twentieth Century Art
ARHI.2250 History of Picturing
ARHI.2310 Greek and Roman Art
ARHI.3000 Art History, Music and Culture
ARHI.3020 Studies In World Art
ARHI.3130 American Art
ARHI.3140 American Architecture
ARHI.3150 Modern Architecture
ARHI.3210 Italian Renaissance Art
ARHI.3300 Italian Mannerism
ARHI.331 Asian Art
ARHI.3320 Baroque Art in Italy
ARHI.3400 Women and Art
ARHI.3450 Pre-Raphaelite Art
ARHI.3500 Post Modernism
ARHI.3520 Contemporary Art and Culture
ARHI.3530 History of Public Art in the Modern Era
ARHI.3600 Museum Issues
ARHI.3700 Art History and Film
ARHI.4910 Art History Seminar