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Minor in Visual Arts Studies

Visual Art Studies Minors are available in Concentration areas of Film, Animation and Video; Painting, Drawing and Printmaking; Photography and Digital Media and Sculpture. Film, a widely interdisciplinary subject, is located in both the Communications Program and the Visual Arts Studies Program. Both programs work closely together to host a film curriculum that is both diverse and focused. The Communications program emphasizes film culture and history. The Visual Arts Studies Program emphasizes film production.

Requirements

Minor in Visual Art Studies: Film, Animation and Video

FILM 101 Introduction to Film Studies  
VARTS 361 Introduction to Digital Media  
VARTS 362 Film, Animation and Video  
VARTS 364 Intermediate Concepts in Film, Animation and Video  

and two of the following:

VARTS 330 Special Topics in Visual Art  
VARTS 363 Intermediate Concepts in Digital Media  
VARTS 392 Mixed Media  
VARTS 430 Special Topics in Visual Art  
VARTS 451 Topics in Photography/ Digital Media  
VARTS 530 Special Topics in Visual Art Studies  
COMM 380 Visual Media in Cultural Context  
FILM 400 Curation and Festival Production  

Minor in Visual Arts Studies: Painting/Drawing/Printmaking

VARTS 101 Foundations of Drawing  
AAH 121 History of Art and Architecture I  
VARTS 281 Foundations of Painting  

and three of the following:

VARTS 202 Drawing The Figure  
VARTS 241 Introduction to Printmaking  
VARTS 282 Oil Painting  
VARTS 301 Advanced Drawing: Process and Content  
VARTS 330 Special Topics in Visual Art  
VARTS 381 Painting The Figure  
VARTS 392 Mixed Media  
VARTS 430 Special Topics in Visual Art  
VARTS 481 Topics in Painting/Drawing/Printmaking  
VARTS 530 Special Topics in Visual Arts Studies  

Minor in Visual Arts Studies: Sculpture

VARTS 101 Foundations of Drawing  
AAH 121 History of Art and Architecture I  
VARTS 231 Foundations of Sculpture  

and three of the following:

VARTS 232 Intermediate Concepts in Sculpture  
VARTS 330 Special Topics in Visual Art  
VARTS 333 Advanced Sculpture: Process and Content  
VARTS 392 Mixed Media  
VARTS 430 Special Topics In Visual Art  
VARTS 431 Topics in Sculpture  
VARTS 530 Special Topics in Visual Arts Studies  

Minor in Visual Arts Studies: Photography/Digital Media

AAH 121 History of Art and Architecture I  
VARTS 261 Foundations of Photography  
VARTS 361 Introduction to Digital Media  

and three of the following:

VARTS 330 Special Topics in Visual Art  
VARTS 351 Intermediate Concepts in Photography  
VARTS 352 Advanced Photography: Process and Content  
VARTS 363 Intermediate Concepts in Digital Media  
VARTS 392 Mixed Media  
VARTS 430 Special Topics in Visual Art  
VARTS 451 Topics in Photography/ Digital Media  
VARTS 530 Special Topics in Visual Arts Studies