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Minor in Art

The art minor allows you to explore your creative side. In this program, you will develop your skills through the practice of the visual arts. The 16-credit-hour minor provides a broad orientation to the visual arts offered by the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts.


Applications are due on October 15th, 2022 for Spring 2023 enrollment. Application review does not guarantee admission. Enrollment is limited. 

Curriculum

CourseTitleHours
ARTS 104Intro to Graphic Design1

Choose five courses from the following list:

CourseTitleHours
ARTS 103Design I3
ARTS 149Art History Survey I3
ARTS 150Art History Survey II3
ARTS 210Introduction to Digital Photography3
ARTS 303Graphic Design I3
ARTS 304Graphic Design II3
ARTS 312Advanced Photography3
ARTS 330The Arts of America3
ARTS 340History of Photographic Image3
ARTS 342History of Graphic Design3
ARTS 343History of Illustration3
ARTS 349The History of Modern Art3
ARTS 403Graphic Design III3
ARTS 489Special Topics in…3
VIST 474Designing for the Web3

Requirements

Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 and must maintain at least a “C” average in all courses completed as part of this minor. The student’s home college/school/department may grant, with agreement from the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts, transfer credit of no more than six credit hours. Transfer credit will not be accepted for any 300 or 400 level courses.


Apply

Students wishing to declare a minor in art should consult with advisors in their home college/school/department and in the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts. Applicants must have a 3.5 or better overall GPR and have completed less than 70 hours to be considered for the program.

A portfolio with 10–15 works is required. A URL must be submitted with the application — this can be a website and/or a collection of images. Portfolio may include fine art, graphic design work, photography, and/or any other medium of artistic works.

Questions?

Contact Jill Honeycutt at jhoneycutt@tamu.edu with your completed application and/or questions about the Minor in Art.

Applying does not guarantee submission. Enrollment is limited.

Request a Minor in Art (PDF)