Art and Film
The study of art can broaden and intensify your experiences and help you gain a better perspective on the world.
Courses in art appreciation, art history, study of film, and applied courses in design, painting, and photography are offered. Non-credit courses are available from time to time in other applied art or special interest courses.
The Art Minor offers students the opportunity to pursue an area of focus in studio art, art history, and film studies.
The minor requires 15 hours, including Art 1180: Art Appreciation, which is a required course. Students may take additional hours from these offerings: Art 1185: Study of film; Art 3222: Revolution and Romanticism; Philosophy 4330: Aesthetics, and topics course from the Art 2101,3001, 4001 series. In addition, students may take up to six hours of Studio classes.
Film and Literature Minor
The Film and Literature Minor is an interdisciplinaryand inter-textual course of study in which students will explore the connections between different mediums, increasing the pleasure and understanding of each.
The minor requires 12 hours, includinag the following required courses: Art 1185: Study of Film (3 hours) and the core course English 2230: Literature and Film (3 hours). In addition, students will take 6 hours of electives in the field of literature and film studies. These electives can include but are not limited to: English 2248: Thematic Studies in Lit & Film (3) and Art 3250: Thematic Studies in Film & Lit (3).
Studio Art Minor
The Studio Art Minor offers students the opportunity to pursue an area of focus in painting, drawing, sculpture, and photography, etc.
The minor requires 15 hours, including Art 1180: Art Appreciation, which is a required course. Students may take additional 12 hours from these offerings: Art 1120: Drawing I, Art 1140: Painting I, Art 1164: Sculpture, Art 2130 : Advanced Drawing, Art 2150: Advanced Painting, Art 3203: Architectural Design I, Art 3221: The Study of Photography.