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Minors

A minor is an opportunity to add or complement the major by broadening the student's academic experience or serving as preparation for a specific career. A minor must be pursued concurrently with a Bachelor’s degree and must be completed within the same time frame as the expected major graduation timeline.

To declare a minor, contact an art advisor to determine if the minor can be completed within your graduation requirements.

Art History

Program Description

The Minor in Art History allows students in majors outside the School of Art to enhance their university education by developing an understanding of the historical significance and aesthetic value of local and global art traditions. The Art History Minor also affords opportunity for students in BA and BFA Studio Art programs to augment their degrees with a more extensive study of specific artistic traditions, time periods, or critical theories.

The Minor in Art History is open to students in all majors except the BA in Art - Option in Art History.

Declaring the Minor in Art History

The minor must be successfully declared in order to register for upper division courses. Students must meet with a School of Art Advisor to determine if the minor can be completed within timely graduation units.

Students must also meet minimum GPA requirements (3.0 GPA in the major, 2.0 GPA overall), and have completed lower division courses in the minor with a 3.0 GPA or better.

Alternative admission requirements may apply during times when the School of Art is impacted.

Minor Requirements

For School of Art Majors pursuing a minor offered by the School of Art, some units may be double-counted toward both the major and the minor; however, 9 units of coursework must be unique to the minor, and cannot be double-counted for the major.

Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in courses required for the minor in order to graduate with the minor.

Review the Course Catalog for current information regarding minor requirements.

Ceramics

Program Description

The Minor in Ceramics allows undergraduate students throughout the university to enhance their education with both creative and intellectual engagement in a studio discipline: Ceramics. The Minor in Ceramics also affords opportunity for students in more general visual/creative degree programs in the College of the Arts to augment their degrees with additional studies in material and spatial arts. The Minor in Ceramics is open to students in all majors except BFA Option in Ceramics.

Declaring the Minor in Ceramics

The minor must be successfully declared in order to register for upper division courses. Students must meet with a School of Art Advisor to determine if the minor can be completed within timely graduation units. Students must also meet minimum GPA requirements (3.0 GPA in their declared major, 2.0 GPA overall), and have completed lower division courses in the minor with a 3.0 or better.

Alternative admission requirements may apply during times when the School of Art is impacted.

Minor Requirements

For School of Art Majors pursuing a minor offered by the School of Art, some units may be double-counted toward both the major and the minor; however, 9 units of coursework must be unique to the minor, and cannot be double-counted for the major.

Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in courses required for the minor in order to graduate with the minor.

Review the Course Catalog for current information regarding minor requirements.

Graphic Design

Program Description

The Graphic Design minor is open to students in all majors except the BFA in Art - Option in Graphic Design. Students must own a laptop computer that complies with the Graphic Design program’s 2004 Laptop Initiative. (See School website for current hardware and software specifications.)

Declaring the Minor in Graphic Design

The minor must be successfully declared in order to register for upper division courses. Students must meet with a School of Art Advisor to determine if the minor can be completed within timely graduation units.

Students must also meet minimum GPA requirements (3.0 GPA in their declared major, 2.0 GPA overall), and have completed lower division courses in the minor with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Alternative admission requirements may apply during times when the School of Art is impacted.

Minor Requirements

For School of Art Majors pursuing a minor offered by the School of Art, some units may be double-counted toward both the major and the minor; however, 9 units of coursework must be unique to the minor, and cannot be double-counted for the major.

Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in courses required for the minor in order to graduate with the minor.

Review the Course Catalog for current information regarding minor requirements.

Photography

Program Description

The Minor in Photography allows undergraduate students throughout the university to enhance their education with both creative and intellectual engagement in a studio discipline: Photography. The Minor in Photography also affords opportunity for students in more general visual/creative degree programs in the College of the Arts to augment their degrees with additional studies in image making. The Minor in Photography is open to students in all majors except BFA Option in Photography.

Declaring the Minor in Photography

The minor must be successfully declared in order to register for upper division courses. Students must meet with a School of Art Advisor to determine if the minor can be completed within timely graduation units. Students must also meet minimum GPA requirements (3.0 GPA in their declared major, 2.0 GPA overall), and have completed ART 241 with 3.0 or better.

Alternative admission requirements may apply during times when the School of Art is impacted.

Minor Requirements

For School of Art Majors pursuing a minor offered by the School of Art, some units may be double-counted toward both the major and the minor; however, 9 units of coursework must be unique to the minor, and cannot be double-counted for the major.

Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in courses required for the minor in order to graduate with the minor.

Review the Course Catalog for current information regarding minor requirements.

Printmaking

Program Description

The Minor in Printmaking allows undergraduate students throughout the university to enhance their education with both creative and intellectual engagement in a studio discipline: Printmaking. The Minor in Printmaking also affords opportunity for students in more general visual/creative degree programs in the College of the Arts to augment their degrees with additional studies in printmaking. The Minor in Printmaking is open to students in all majors except BFA Option in Printmaking.

Declaring the Minor in Printmaking

The minor must be successfully declared in order to register for upper division courses. Students must meet with a School of Art Advisor to determine if the minor can be completed within timely graduation units. Students must also meet minimum GPA requirements (3.0 GPA in their declared major, 2.0 GPA overall), and have completed lower division courses in the minor with a 3.0 GPA or better.

Alternative admission requirements may apply during times when the School of Art is impacted.

Minor Requirements

For School of Art Majors pursuing a minor offered by the School of Art, some units may be double-counted toward both the major and the minor; however, 9 units of coursework must be unique to the minor, and cannot be double-counted for the major.

Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in courses required for the minor in order to graduate with the minor.

Review the Course Catalog for current information regarding minor requirements.

Sculpture/4D

Program Description

The Minor in Sculpture/4D allows students in majors outside the School of Art to enhance their university education with an immersive experience in a studio discipline: Sculpture. The Minor in Sculpture/4D also affords opportunity for students in more general visual/creative degree programs in the College of the Arts to augment their degrees with additional studies in material and spatial arts. The Minor in Sculpture/4D is open to students in all majors except BFA Option in Sculpture.

Declaring the Minor in Sculpture/4D

The minor must be successfully declared in order to register for upper division courses. Students must meet with a School of Art Advisor to determine if the minor can be completed within timely graduation units. Students must also meet minimum GPA requirements (3.0 GPA in their declared major, 2.0 GPA overall), and have completed lower division courses in the minor with a 3.0 or better.

Alternative admission requirements may apply during times when the School of Art is impacted.

Minor Requirements

For School of Art Majors pursuing a minor offered by the School of Art, some units may be double-counted toward both the major and the minor; however, 9 units of coursework must be unique to the minor, and cannot be double-counted for the major.

Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in courses required for the minor in order to graduate with the minor.

Review the Course Catalog for current information regarding minor requirements.