Art & Design – Visual Arts Minor

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Minor Program in Visual Arts (18 total hours)

This program in Visual Arts couples traditional and current approaches in art making practices. The student is introduced to a foundation core of drawing, paint, and sculpture. These areas are enhanced and supported by intermediate studies in contemporary art practices (e.g., installation, performance,video) and art theory. In addition, students performing at a defined level will be invited to do directed studies in a specific area by department faculty.

Required Courses: (9 hours)
ARTD 101 2-D Design Principles – 3 s.h.
ARTD 201 3-D Design Principles – 3 s.h.
ARTD 321 Contemporary Art Practices 1 – 3 s.h.

Minor Electives: Select 9 hours from the list below.

ARTD 151 Introduction to Drawing – 3 s.h.
ARTD 152 Introduction to Painting – 3 s.h.
ARTD 153 Introduction to Cartooning – 3 s.h.
ARTD 199 Topic in Art – 3 s.h.
ARTD 202 Art & Culture Travel Studies – 3 s.h.
ARTD 250 Screen Printing – 3 s.h.
ARTD 251 Intermediate Drawing – 3 s.h.
ARTD 252 Intermediate Painting – 3 s.h.
ARTD 253 Ceramics – 3 s.h.
ARTD 254 Figure Drawing – 3 s.h.
ARTD 297 Intro. to Individual Studio – 3 s.h.
ARTD 301 Advanced Drawing – 3 s.h.
ARTD 302 Advanced Painting – 3 s.h.
ARTD 311 Digital Art – 3 s.h.
ARTD 319 Color Photography – 3 s.h.
ARTD 322 Sculpture – 3 s.h.
ARTD 323 Installation Art – 3 s.h.
ARTD 324 Performance Art – 3 s.h.
ARTD 354 Ceramics 2 – 3 s.h.
ARTD 359 20th Century Art – 3 s.h.
ARTD 360 Film and Photography: A Seminar – 3 s.h.*
ARTD 412 Contemporary Art Practices 2 – 3 s.h.
ARTD 413 The Photobook – 3 s.h.
ARTD 492 Topics in Photography – 3 s.h.
ARTD 494 Topics in Art – 3 s.h.
ARTD 496 Independent Study – 3 s.h.
ARTD 497 Individual Studio Projects – 3 s.h.
ARTD 498 Fine Arts Internship – 3 s.h.

* Course meets the department’s writing intensive requirement.