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Minor in Art Practice (Studio)

A student declaring a minor in Art Practice must complete 36 units of Art Practice and Art History course work. All minors are required to attend an orientation session presented by the professional staff of the Art and Architecture Library, which introduces the tools of research and reference available on campus or through the Internet. Minors are required to meet with both their adviser and the undergraduate coordinator during the first two weeks of each quarter to have course work approved and to make certain they are meeting degree requirements.

Requirements—A student with a minor in Art Practice must complete nine courses for a total of 36 units

  1. Three lower level courses (11 units):
    1. ARTSTUDI 30. Introductory Survey: Concepts and Strategies. Focus is on direct experiences of multidisciplinary art and art practices.
    2. Two other courses from ARTSTUDI 60, 70, 80, 130, 131, 136, 138, 140, 145, 148, 148A, 148B, 151, 161, 166, 167, 170, 173, 176, 177, 178, 179, 276.
  2. Three upper level courses (12 units):
    1. ARTSTUDI 249: Advanced Undergraduate Seminar. Emphasis is on investigation of visual concepts interpreted by a single medium, by cross-practices, or by collaboration among students working in a variety of materials. This seminar gives the student an opportunity to be exposed to the work of other majors in a critique-based forum directed by a visiting artist or critic.
    2. Two other courses from ARTSTUDI 132, 135, 137, 141, 146, 149, 152, 160, 169, 171, 172, 175A, 177A, 179A, 184, 248, 268, 269, 270, 271
  3. Three Art History Courses (13 units): ARTHIST 1 and two other art history courses. At least one of the courses must be in the modern art series, ARTHIST 140-159.

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