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Studio Art

Minor in Studio Art

The Studio Art minor allows students to explore three core areas of contemporary studio practice. Students will explore a range of creative media and visual expressions while developing skills in visual literacy and self-expression and engage in critical thinking and creative problem solving.

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Degree Details

Official Degree Title

Minor in Studio Art


The undergraduate Studio Art minor requires 4 classes to be completed, fulfilling 16 credits. Upon declaring your minor, these courses can be completed in any semester order. 

Students will study with instructors in each of these areas who are artists of note actively engaged in their respective fields. 


  • Level II courses require completed Level I courses as prerequisites. 
  • To receive credit and fulfill the minor, students are only allowed to take the listed Studio Art (for Non Major) courses. 

Students can choose from a wide selection of studio art courses in 2D, 3D, and media, with the opportunity to explore the following areas: 

  • Drawing/Painting/Printmaking
  • Sculpture/Ceramics/Metalsmithing
  • Photography/Digital Art/Video/Design

Studio Art minors are encouraged to attend exhibitions and visiting artist lectures hosted by the Department of Art and Art Professions.

Drawing I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 101                                     

Painting I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 103

Printmaking I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 105

Drawing II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 102 (Prerequisite ART-UE 101)

Painting II for Non-Majors 
ART-UE 104 (prerequisite ART-UE 103)

Printmaking II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 106 (prerequisite ART-UE 105)

Ceramics I for Non-Majors                                   
ART-UE 503                                                            

Metalsmithing I for Non-Majors                              
ART-UE 501                                                           

Sculpture I for Non-Majors                                   
ART-UE 201                                                            

Ceramics II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 504 (prerequisite ART-UE 503)

Sculpture II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 202 (prerequisite ART-UE 201)

Design I for Non-Majors                                       
ART-UE 401                                                            

Digital Art I for Non-Majors                                  
ART-UE 303                                                            

Digital Photo I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 300

Photo I for Non-Majors                                         
ART-UE 301                                                            

Video I for Non-Majors                                        
ART-UE 305                                                            

Design II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 402

Digital Art II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 304 (prerequisite ART-UE 303)

Photo II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 302 (prerequisite ART-UE 300)

Video II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 306 (prerequisite ART-UE 305)

It is important that you consult with your major advisor to determine how this minors fits into your undergraduate curriculum before declaring.

Apply for a minor in Albert using the link in the My Academics section of the Student Center. 

When you submit an application, it will be reviewed by both your home school and the minor school (for cross-school minors). If it is approved, the minor will appear on your transcript.

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