The Department of Art and Art History offers a minor in art practices for undergraduate students who are interested in studio arts.
The requirements for the minor in art practices include:
- a minimum of 21 credit hours in art practices coursework, including 9 credit hours at the upper-division level.
- all coursework applied to the minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better; no pass/fail work may be applied. The grade point average for all minor degree coursework must be equal to 2.00 (C) or higher
- students are allowed to apply no more than 9 credit hours, including 6 upper-division credit hours, of transfer work toward a minor
Required Courses and Credits
|Introduction to Studio Art
|Introduction to Studio Art 2
|At least 6 credits of ARTS courses at the 2000-level
|At least 9 credits of ARTS courses at the 3000- or 4000-level
|Total Credit Hours
- Creativity and making: Students will be able to generate novel and intentional ideas, and demonstrate those ideas through making art that is responsive to their own interests and the world around them.
- Disciplinary skill and technique: Students will demonstrate mastery of the skills and techniques intrinsic to at least one chosen discipline.
- Recognize current and historical frameworks: Students will examine the historical and contemporary issues surrounding their art, the art of others, and the broader global art discourse.
- Develop criticality and analyze complexity: Students will communicate in dialogue and in writing the multilayered concepts and relative contexts of their own and other’s art.
- Students will demonstrate curiosity, initiative, rigor, and persistence, while seeking knowledge. Students will be able to work independently or collaboratively to achieve their goals.