Department of Art & Art History

Minor in Studio Art

The Minor in Studio Art is designed for students who wish to enrich any major area of study with a competency in art making. Studio practice benefits students pursuing fields in which skills in visual aesthetics and design, schematics and modeling, or visual documentation are necessary (architecture, graphic design, marketing and communication, environmental design, interior design, industrial design, engineering, and STEM fields) as well as professions in which art making can be a strong component (education and art therapy). A Minor in Studio Art is also valuable for any student seeking a place for creative expression and innovative thinking within their college experience.

Coursework

Students who minor in Studio Art complete 6 hours of studio fundamentals as well as 12 hours of upper division courses:

ARTS 1110: Drawing I (3 credits)
ARTS 1210: 2D Design or ARTS 1220: 3D Design (3 credits)
2000-level Studio Art (3 credits)
3000-level Studio Art (3 credits)
3000-level Studio Art (3 credits)
3/4000-level Studio Art (3 credits)

Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA in the Studio Art Minor.

If a course has been used to fulfill any other university requirement, it cannot be used to complete a CLA minor. Please see your minor advisor for details.

Additional Resources

Department of Art & Art History Advisors
CLA model of Studio Art Minor
Department of Art & Art History Courses

Last Updated: October 06, 2016