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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.
 

Minor in Film, Animation and Video

Degree Requirements

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

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Minor in Painting/Drawing/Printmaking

Degree Requirements

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

and three of the following:

VARTS 201 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

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Minor in Sculpture

Degree Requirements

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

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Minor in Photography/Digital Media

Degree Requirements

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

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