Minors

The Art Department also offers a number of minors in various fields of art. The minors are attractive for students who wish to gain a deeper understanding of art and an expanded skillset for creativity. Each minor offers a set of courses that provides hands-on experiences to broaden a student's studies and enhance their knowledge in the arts. The requirements for each minors are listed below:



Requirements for a Minor in Art
Course Credit
Drawing I (AR 221) 3
Design I (AR 231) 3
Studio Electives (including nine hours of 300-400 level) 12
Total 18

Requirements for a Minor in Art History
Course Credit
Art History Survey I (AR 281) 3
Art History Survey II (AR 282) 3
Art History Survey III (AR 283) 3
American Art (AR 483) 3
Art History Electives from AR 480, 481, 482, 484, 485, 486 6
Total 18



Requirements for a Minor in Apparel Design
Course Credit
Textile Product Analysis (FASH 241) 3
Apparel Illustration (FASH 330) 3
Computer Aided Design for Apparel Patterns (FASH 331) 3
Advanced Sewing Construction (FASH 350) 3
Production Development: Technical Design (FASH 442) 3
Draping (FASH 451) 3
Total 18
Requirements for a Minor in Retailing and Clothing
Course Credit
Textile Product Analysis (FASH 241) 3
History of Dress I (FASH 320) or Social & Cultural Aspects of Clothing (FASH 325) 3
Merchandising (FASH 321) 3
Visual Presentation (FASH 322) 3
Textiles and Materials (FASH 341W) 3
Advanced Sewing Construction (FASH 350) 3
Total 18
Requirements for a Minor in Human-Computer Interaction/User Experience - Design (HCI/UX Design)
Course Credit
Information Systems in Organizations (CIS 236) 3
Introduction to Human Computer Interaction-User Experience (CIS 289) 3
Cognitive Psychology (PY 385) 3
Advanced Digital Media-Web (AR 462) 3
Advanced Digital Media-Multimedia (AR 463) 3
Advanced Digital Media-Senior Project (AR 465) 3
Total 18
Requirements for a Minor in Art for Interior Design
Course Credit
Drawing I (AR 221) 3
Design I (AR 231) 3
Design II (AR 232) 3
Studio Electives (AR 300-400 level) 6
Art History (choose one from AR 480, 481, 482, or 483) 3
Total 18
Requirements for a Minor in Photography
Course Credit
Intro to Digital Photography (AR 201) 3
Design I (AR 231) 3
Photography I (AR 200) 3
Digital Photography II (AR 301) 3
Studio Photography (AR 302) 3
History of Photography (AR 484) 3
Total 18