Apr 22, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog [Current]

Art (Minor)


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Program Learning Outcomes

  • Learn to analyze works of art/design perceptively and to evaluate them critically.
  • Present work that demonstrates perceptual acuity, conceptual understanding and technical facility at a professional entry level in their chosen field(s)
  • Develop and understanding of the common elements and vocabulary of art/design and of the interaction of these elements and be able to employ this information in analysis. Acquire the ability to place works of art/design in historical, cultural, and stylistic contexts.
  • Gain functional competence with principles of visual organization (two-dimensional design), including the ability to work with visual elements in two and three dimensions; color theory and its applications; and drawing.
  • Become familiar with the historical achievements, current major issues, processes, and directions of their field(s).
  • Be afforded opportunities to exhibit their work and to experience and participate in critiques and discussions of their work and the work of others.
  • Acquire the ability to place works of art/design in historical, cultural, and stylistic contexts. In certain areas of specialization, it is advisable to require that students study the historical development of works within the specialization.
  • While synthesis is a lifetime process, by the end of undergraduate studies students should be able to work independently on a variety of art and/or design problems by combining, as appropriate to the issue, their capabilities in studio, analysis, history, and technology
  • Students must acquire a working knowledge of technologies and equipment applicable to their areas of specialization.

Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better to be counted in the minor.
  • Transfer students must earn at least 50% of their art credits at SUU.

Art Minor Curriculum Summary (19.5 Credits)


Required Core Courses (13.5 Credits)


Select One of the Following (3 Credits)


Select One of the Following (3 Credits)


Total Credits, Minor: 19.5


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