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Art - Requirements for the Minor

(vary with the area of emphasis)

Art Program | Art Major Requirements | Course Descriptions

Areas of Emphasis

Two-Dimensional Emphasis

Supporting Courses, 19 credits

Background, 3 credits:

  • AVD 202             Concepts and Issues of Modern Art, 3 credits

Design core, 10 credits:

  • ART 101              Tools, Safety, and Materials, 1 credit
  • ART 105              Drawing, 3 credits
  • ART 106              Design Methods, 3 credits
  • ART 107              Two-Dimensional Design, 3 credits

Introductory studios, choose 6 credits:

  • ART 210              Introduction to Painting, 3 credits
  • ART 243              Introduction to Photography, 3 credits
  • ART 270              Introduction to Printmaking, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 6 credits

Select two courses on the 300-400 level in painting, drawing, photography, or printmaking, for which appropriate prerequisites have been completed. The entire Design Core is required for enrollment in all 300-400 upper-level studio courses.

Three-Dimensional Emphasis

Supporting Courses, 19 credits

Background, 3 credits:

  • AVD 202             Concepts and Issues of Modern Art, 3 credits

Design core, 10 credits:

  • ART 101              Tools, Safety, and Materials, 1 credit
  • ART 105              Drawing, 3 credits
  • ART 106              Design Methods, 3 credits
  • ART 107              Two-Dimensional Design, 3 credits

Introductory studios, choose 6 credits:

  • ART 220              Introduction to Sculpture, 3 credits
  • ART 230              Introduction to Ceramics, 3 credits
  • ART 250              Introduction to Fibers/Textiles, 3 credits
  • ART 260              Introduction to Jewelry/Metals, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 6 credits

Select two courses on the 300-400 level in sculpture, ceramics, textiles, or art metals, for which appropriate prerequisites have been completed. The entire Design Core is required for enrollment in all 300-400 upper-level studio courses.

Art History

Supporting Courses, 15 credits

  • ART 105              Drawing, 3 credits
  • ART 107              Two-Dimensional Design, 3 credits
  • AVD 102             History of the Visual Arts: Ancient to Medieval, 3 credits
  • AVD 103             History of the Visual Arts II: Renaissance to Modern, 3 credits
  • AVD 202             Concepts and Issues of Modern Art, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 6 credits

One of these:

  • AVD 370             Modern American Culture, 3 credits
  • AVD 371             World Art, 3 credits

Required:

  • ART 490              Contemporary Art, 3 credits
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