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Minor in Studio Art

The 16-credit hour minor in studio art provides a broad orientation to the visual arts offered by the School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts.

Applications are currently closed for the Studio Art minor. Applications will be posted in early fall and due mid-October. More information to come. 

Application review does not guarantee admission. Spots are limited.

Email Jill Honeycutt at for questions regarding the minor program.


Three (3) Required Courses; Seven (7) Credit Hours

ARTS 103Design I3
ARTS 104Intro to Graphic Design1
ARTS 111Drawing I3

Three (3) Elective Courses; Nine (9) Credit Hours

ARTS 210 Intro to Digital Photography3
ARTS 212Life Drawing3
ARTS 305Painting I 3
ARTS 308Sculpture3
CARC 311Field Studies in Design Philosophy * Must have approval3
ARTS 312Advanced Photography3
ARTS 315Advanced Figure Drawing for Narrative & Concept Development 3
ARTS 325Digital Painting3
ARTS 328Painting II 3
ARTS 353Color Theory3
VIST 465Video and Time Based Media3

Must make a grade of C or better in each course.


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. To be awarded the minor in studio art and receive transcript recognition, students must maintain a “C” average or better in all courses completed as part of the minor in studio art.

Additional portfolio information: 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 (via Google and/or Dropbox). Your portfolio may include fine art, graphic design work, photography and/or any other medium of artistic works. Previous artworks are acceptable.


Students wishing to declare a minor in studio art should consult with advisers in their home college/school/department. Advising will be done by student’s primary advisers.

Email Program Director Jill Honeycutt at with your completed application and/or questions about the minor in studio art.