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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Minor

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College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Art & Design

Art Minor Program Information

Department of Art and Design
PO Box 70708
Johnson City, TN 37614

The minor in art is appropriate for students wishing training in either studio art or art history; it consists of a minimum of 21 credit hours of study. The requirements for the minor consist of 6 credit hours selected from the Studio Foundations courses (ARTA 1xxx classes), 6 credit hours of 2xxx classes (ARTA or ARTH 2xxx classes), and 9 credit hours selected from 3xxx or above ARTA or ARTH classes. Grades applied to the minor must be “C” or above. Many 2xxx and above ARTA and ARTH classes include prerequisites. Students are encouraged to consult with a departmental advisor and review course descriptions prior to selecting and registering for class.

Students with an Art major concentrating in Art History (ARTH) may take an Art minor in Studio Art (ARTA). All courses taken for this minor must be ARTA (studio) courses and only the core requirements of ARTA 1110  and ARTA 1140  (required of all art majors) may be used for both major and minor.

Art Minor: 21 Credit Hours

A minor is a secondary area of study outside of the major program of study with a structured curriculum composed of at least 18 semester credit hours of which at least 9 hours must be at the 3000-level or above.


Core Requirements: 6 Credit Hours

 Two courses selected from the following:

Sophomore-level Electives: 6 Credit Hours

Selected from ARTA (studio) or ARTH (art history) courses. At least one 2xxx ARTA (studio) course is highly recommended. Consult with departmental advisor and courses descriptions for prerequisites for 3xxx and 4xxx studio courses. Art majors with an Art History concentration may not duplicate the ARTA 2000-level course required for the major.

Two courses selected from the following:

Upper-Division Electives: 9 Credit Hours

  • Selected from any 3xxx or above ARTA or ARTH courses. (9 credits)

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