PEAK Minors

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The primary purpose of the Art and Design Minor is to foster creativity and critical thinking through an understanding of the practice and history of the visual arts. We seek to help students develop visual literacy and problem-solving skills, to explore confidently some of the many avenues of technical and creative expression, and to develop an appreciation for craftsmanship.

Art & Design Minor

15 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

2-D or 3-D Courses

Complete 9 credits from the following:

ART-100

Drawing and Composition

3

ART-101

Basic Painting

3

ART-103

Ceramics

3

ART-107

Digital Imaging

3

ART-108

Introduction to Web Design

3

ART-130

Introduction to Design

3

ART-201

Visual Communication I

3

ART-202

Visual Communication II

3

ART-207

Digital Video

3

ART-230

Introduction to Sculpture

3

ART-302

Drawing the Portrait

3

ART-315

Printmaking

3

ART-330

Figure Drawing

3

Advanced Coursework

Complete 3 credits from the following:

ART-320

Advanced Studio Projects

3

ART-321

Graphic Design Studio

3

Art History Courses

Complete 3 credits from the following:

ART-239

Ancient to Medieval

3

ART-240

Renaissance to Modern

3

ART-324

Picasso and 20th-Century Art

3

ART-325

Art of the Romantic Era

3

ART-326

Rembrandt and 17th-century Dutch Art

3

ART-341

Modern Art: 1850-1940

3

ART-342

Modern Art after 1940

3

ART-351

Auguste Rodin and Modern Sculpture

3

ART-355

Medieval Art History

3