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Art and Design Minors

Studio Art Minor

The Studio Art minor is a 24-hour minor featuring study in fine art concepts, practice, and history. This minor is typically chosen by students who wish to deepen their understanding of the creative process and broaden the scope of their thinking about art, culture and history.

Studio Core Requirements

Required = 12 hours

  • ART111 Drawing I
  • ART212 Painting I
  • DES121 Design I
  • DES122 Three Dimensional Design

History/Theory Requirements

Choose two from among the following:

Required = 6 hours

  • ART224 History of Art I
  • ART225 History of Art II
  • ART324 History of Art III

Studio Art Electives

Required = 6 hours

NOTE: Some studio art classes have pre-requisites in addition to the Studio Art Minor core sequence. Please check course listings for pre-requisites and course descriptions.

  • ART211 Drawing II
  • ART217 Sculpture I
  • ART218 Printmaking I
  • ART223X Photography I
  • ART227 Illustration I
  • ART311 Drawing III
  • ART314 Watercolor
  • ART315 Ceramics I: Handbuilding
  • ART316 Ceramics II: Wheel Throwing
  • ART319M Intermediate Studio Methods
  • ART319C Intermediate Studio Critique
  • ART323X Photography II
  • DES228 Typography
  • DES232X Digital Tools I: Illustrator
  • DES233X Digital Tools I: Photoshop
  • DES234X Digital Tools I: In Design
  • DES321 Graphic Design I
  • DES322 Graphic Design II
  • DES331X Digital Tools II: Web Design
    Studio Elective

Graphic Design Minor

The Graphic Design minor is a 24-hour minor featuring study in basic graphic design concepts, practice, and history. This minor is typically chosen by students who plan to manage creative departments, want a deeper knowledge and understanding of contemporary media, or who desire a background in graphic design to augment their studies.

Studio Core Requirements

Required = 15 hours

  • ART111 Drawing I
  • DES121 Design I
  • DES228 Typography
  • DES232X Digital Tools I: Illustrator
  • DES233X Digital Tools I: Photoshop
  • DES234X Digital Tools I: In Design
  • DES321 Graphic Design I

History/Theory Requirements

Required = 6 hours

DES327 Issues & Pract in Mod & Contemp Design and one of the following:

  • ART224 History of Art I
  • ART225 History of Art II
  • ART324 History of Art III

Studio Art Electives

Required = 3 hours

NOTE: ART227 requires additional pre-requisites beyond Graphic Design Minor core. Please see course listings for pre-requisites and course descriptions.

ART211 Drawing II OR 1 of the following:

  • ART212 Painting I
  • ART223X Photography I
  • ART227 Illustration I
  • DES122 Three Dimensional Design
  • DES322 Graphic Design II
  • DES331X Web Design I
  • DES332 Web Design II
  • DES420 Advanced Graphic Design


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