Requirements for Minor in Art

The Art minor provides non-majors with the opportunity to explore artistic media, techniques and basic art concepts. Coursework includes aspects of art appreciation, aesthetics, art history and studio experience. Students seeking a minor in Art are required to complete a minimum of twenty-four units of Art courses.

Lower Division Required Courses (12 units)

ART 105 Drawing and Composition (3)
ART 106 Color and Design (3)
ART 108 Visual Technologies (3)

Select one additional course from the following:
ART 100 Understanding Fine Arts Processes (3)
ART 102 Multicultural Children’s Art (3)
ART 107 Life Drawing (3)
ART 110 Prehistoric Art to the Middle Ages (3)
ART 111 Renaissance to Modern Art (3)
ART 112 Arts of the Eastern World (3)

Studio Art Courses (6 units)

Select a minimum of two courses from the following:

ART 201 Painting (3)
ART 202 Sculpture (3)
ART 203 Illustration (3)
ART 204 Graphic Design (3)
ART 205 Multimedia (3)
ART 206 Animation (3)
ART 207 Ceramics (3)
ART 310 Two-Dimensional Art: Painting Media and Techniques (3)
ART 311 Three-Dimensional Art: Sculpture Media and Techniques (3)
ART 312 Digital Media Art: Time-Based Imaging and Compositing (3)
ART 313 Communication Design Technology: Graphic Design for Print Media (3)
ART 314 Digital Media Art: Digital Photography (3)
ART 315 Animation Media and Techniques (3)
ART 316 Digital Ilustration and Painting (3)

Art History & Interdisciplinary Art Courses (6 units)

Select a minimum of two from the following:

ART 330 Critical Thinking in a Visual World (3)
ART 331 Art and Mass Media (3)
ART 332 Multicultural Art Movements (3)
ART 333 History of Southern California Chicana/o Art (3)
ART 334 The Business of Art (3)
ART 337 Art as Film and Film as Art (3)
ART 338 Psychology of Art and Artists (3)
ART 351 The Baroque Eye: Art, Culture, Money, Power (3)
ART 352 Visual Canons of the Ancient World (3)
ART 353 The Medieval World: Spirituality and Representation (3)
ART 431 European Renaissance Literature and Art (3)
ART 433 Women in the Arts (3)
ART 434 The Museum: Culture, Business, Education (3)
ART 435 Postmodern Visual Culture (3)
ART 436 Modern Art (3)
ART 451 Diversity in the Visual Arts (3)