Minor in Fine Arts

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts offers a minor for students interested in exploring the arts. The different tracks in fine arts are designed to advance each student's unique abilities in creative thinking and artistic processes, in addition to developing a basic foundation in visual literacy. Students electing this minor will complete 18 credits under one of the following three tracks:

Fine Arts: Studio Art Track

Course Title Credits
AR 102 (UC) Art History: Ancient Through Medieval 3
or AR 103 (UC) Art History: Renaissance Through Contemporary 3
AR 140 Basic Visual Design 3
AR 251 Studio Art: Drawing 3
One other 200-level studio art course or AR 158 (Photography I)
Two 300-level AR courses, at least one of which must be a studio course

Fine Arts: Art History Track

Course Title Credits
AR 102 (UC) Art History: Ancient Through Medieval 3
or AR 103 (UC) Art History: Renaissance Through Contemporary 3


Plus, choose two additional courses from the following list:

Course Title Credits
AR 102 (UC) Art History: Ancient Through Medieval 3
AR 103 (UC) Art History: Renaissance Through Contemporary 3
AR 104 (UC) Survey of Non-Western Art 3
AR 105 (UC) American Art 3
AR 175 (UC) Any course 3

Fine Arts: Interdisciplinary Track

Course Title Credits
AR 102 (UC) Art History: Ancient Through Medieval 3
or AR 103 (UC) Art History: Renaissance Through Contemporary 3


Plus five courses in art, music and/or drama. (In consultation with the chair, certain film courses such as FVI 102 may be applicable.) At least two courses must be at the 200 level or higher. Due to the interdisiplinary nature of this minor, courses from at least two disciplines must be taken with a maximum of four courses from any single discipline. 

 

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