Collage Formation, blue foam sculpture, 2013, detail

Requirements for Non-Majors

Department of Studio Arts introductory-level courses carry no prerequisites and are open to non-art majors.

If you are not interested in pursuing a major in Studio Arts but would like to explore the basics of design, painting, sculpture, and drawing, you may want to consider a minor in Studio Arts. For those curious about art practice, the Department encourages you to consider one of its courses as a way to fulfill the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences general education requirements

Effective Spring 2017, all courses that count toward the minor must be taken for a letter grade.

Students can complete the minor in Studio Arts with 15 credits* through a variety of options:

Option 1:  Complete five introductory-level SA courses
Option 2:  Complete four introductory-level SA courses and one HAA course
Option 3:  Complete four introductory-level and one 1200-level** SA courses
Option 4:  Complete three introductory-level and one 1200-level** SA courses and one HAA course
Option 5:  Complete three introductory-level SA courses, one 1200-level** and one 1300-level** SA courses sequenced within the same media

Required introductory-level Studio Arts courses for all Studio Arts minor options:

Additional introductory-level Studio Arts courses:

**1200-level Studio Arts courses (prerequisites are noted):

**1300-level Studio Arts courses (prerequisites are noted):

* Only six of the fifteen credits may be transfer credits
** The number of course sections offered per term in all 1200-level courses is limited as is the frequency of 1300-level courses. Course enrollment is based on course availability as well as the completion of prerequisites.
Collage Formation, blue foam sculpture, 2013, detail