Arts Minors

Art History Minor (20 credits)
To earn an Art History minor a student must complete 20 credits in art history. 9 of  those credits must be unique to the minor. Courses with a grade of less than 2.0 (C) will not count towards the minor. Art History Minor courses.

Costume & Fashion Design Minor (16 credits)
This interdisciplinary minor is intended for students interested in developing skills and abilities in the areas of costume and fashion design and to prepare them for careers and/or further professional development in these in-demand fields of employment. The core courses cover aesthetics, technology and basic skills development in the costume and fashion design, including one practical applications experience through a theatre practicum.  The elective courses cover more specialized areas related to costume and fashion history, textiles, and pattern making techniques. Costume & Fashion Design Minor courses.

Digital Art and Design Minor (18 credits)
To earn a Digital Art and Design minor a student must complete 18 credits in Digital Art and Design courses with at least 6 of those at the 200-level or higher.Students interested in the Digital Art and Design minor are required to submit a portfolio for admission to the program after completing the two Digital Art Techniques Courses: ART 122 and ART 124. The portfolio will include eight samples of the student’s work (two samples each from Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver). Portfolios must be carefully prepared according to guidelines available in the art office. Portfolios must be submitted and program admission approved before students can enroll in 300 level design courses. Courses with a grade of less than 2.0 (C) will not count towards the minor. Digital Art and Design Minor courses.

Game Design Minor (15 credits)
The computer gaming minor addresses the needs of students interested in simulation, human machine interaction and gaming. This is an interdisciplinary minor covering both the artistic and computational needs of the field. Students with such a minor may work with animation, game engines, mathematics, modeling, network design, and state-of-the-art hardware and software. Although the College of Arts and Sciences houses the Minor in Game Design, all undergraduate students from colleges across the University are eligible to complete the Minor. Game Design Minor courses.

*Art Pre-requisites can be waived with approval from faculty and the Department Chair.

Studio Arts Minor (18 credits)
A Studio Arts minor consists of 18 credits of Studio Arts courses with at least 6 of those credits at the 300 level or above. Grades of less than 2.0 (C) in Studio Art courses will not count towards the minor. It is recommended that students seek advisement with a Studio Art faculty member.


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