Division of Performing and Visual Arts

This academic program is housed in the Division of Performing and Visual Arts in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.

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The studio art minor provides the opportunity to explore various artistic media, techniques, and processes in a studio setting. The program allows students to integrate creative and artistic practice with other academic or research pursuits, as this minor complements a variety of majors including those in the disciplines of theatre, science, arts administration, and education. This minor encourages the development of creative thinking, conceptualization, and visual literacy skills, enabling students to become versatile, valued prospects for future research or academic endeavors.

Studio Art Minor Requirements (18 credits)

Select 18 credits from the following courses, 9 credits of which must be at the 3000/4000 level:

ARTS 1200 Introduction to Drawing (3 credits)
ARTS 1250 Life Drawing (3 credits)
ARTS 1700 Fundamentals of Color (3 credits)
ARTS 1800 2D Design (3 credits)
ARTS 2100 Painting I (3 credits)
ARTS 2200 Digital Photography (3 credits)
ARTS 2410 Graphic Design I (3 credits)
ARTS 2800 3D Design (3 credits)
ARTS 3040 Museum Studies and Gallery Practices (3 credits)
ARTS 3100 Painting II (3 credits)
ARTS 3200 Digital Photographic Design (3 credits)
ARTS 3500 Sculpture I (3 credits)
ARTS 3550 Ceramics I (3 credits)
ARTS 3700 Methods and Materials (3 credits)

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.