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Students learn through practical experience how to use the tools, mediums, and techniques of artists. The minor introduces students to the practice of visual arts and prepares them for further art study. Students are encouraged to develop personal statements within their work while they produce projects that range from creating paintings to ceramics.

Students will be introduced to the techniques, ideas and vocabularies of producing a finished piece of artwork. Studio classes are intended to develop personal skills and artistic expression. Student will demonstrate and create, through original ideas, artwork in both two and three dimensional media. Art minors will also examine the history of techniques, styles, and artists associated with a particular movement.


Note: The most up-to-date curriculum is available via the current catalog.

A total of 24 hours with grades of “C-“or better is required.

Courses other than those offered only as pass/no pass may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis for this minor.


Select 12 hours from the following.

AR130 Design (4)
AR162 Drawing (4)
AR240 Painting (4)
AR251 Artists in Film (4)

Select 12 hours from the following.

AR330G Ancient Art Cultures (4)
AR331G Modern Art Cultures (4)
AR332 Ceramics (4)
AR337 Printmaking (4)