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Visual Arts (Minor)

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  • Minor
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The 18-credit minor in visual arts offers students the opportunity to study Visual Arts with a core of studio art and art history foundation courses and 9 credits from any Visual Arts courses in studio art, art history, and/or graphic design. 

The Minor in Visual Arts: 18 credits

  • 6 Credits in Core Studio Art and Art History courses
  • 9 Credits in Visual Arts courses
  • 3 Credits in upper-level Visual Arts courses

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How to declare a minor

The Declaration of Minor form is available in the Art & Art History Department or Academic Advisement. The form is completed by the student and signed by the department chairperson before the form is taken to Academic Advisement.

When you have satisfied the requirements for the minor, a "Verification of Completion of Minor" form must be completed and signed off by the Department of Art & Art History Chairperson and taken to the Registrar's Office, at least two weeks prior to graduation.

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