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Art Department

Minors in Art, Visual Communication Design, and Art History

The Art Department offers minors in Art, Visual Communication Design, and Art History.
For students majoring in Art or VCD, the Art History minor requires a higher number of upper-division Art History courses.


Art Minor: Studio Art

(30-32 credits)
A 115 Beginning Design: 2-D (4)
A 116 Beginning Design: 3-D (4)
A 130 Beginning Drawing (4)
One 200-level intro studio course (see advisor) (4)
Upper-division courses in Ceramics, Painting, Printmaking, or Sculpture (see advisor) (14-16)
All upper-division courses require prerequisites. See your advisor.


Visual Communication Design Minor

(32-36 credits)
A 115 Beginning Design: 2-D (4)
A 116 Beginning Design: 3-D (4)
A 130 Beginning Drawing (4)
A 220 Intro to Typography (4)
A 222 Digital Images (4)
A 260 Basic Photography (4)
Upper-division courses in Graphic Design, Interactive Media, Print Design, or Video & Animation (see advisor) (14-16)
All upper-division courses require prerequisites. See your advisor.


Art History Minor

(28 credits)
A 204 Pre-History to Late Antiquity (4)
A 205 Middle Ages - Renaissance (4)
A 206 Baroque - Contemporary (4)
Choose 4 upper-division Art History courses, with at least 2 from the 300-level (see advisor) (16)
A 304 Modernism I (4)
A 305 Modernism II (4)
A 306 Modernism III (4)
A 404C Non-Western Art (4)
A 405C Gender Issues in Art (4)
A 406W Special Topics (4-8)*
*A406W may be repeated up to three times with different course topics


Art History Minor for Art Majors or Visual Communication Design Majors

(20 upper-division credits)
The 200-level Art History sequence is already required for students majoring in Art or Visual Communication Design.
Choose five additional upper-division Art History courses to fulfill the Art History minor:

A 304 Modernism I (4)
A 305 Modernism II (4)
A 306 Modernism III (4)
A 404C Non-Western Art (4)
A 405C Gender Issues in Art (4)
A 406W Special Topics (4-8)*
*A406W may be repeated up to three times with different course topics

Contact

Art Department 503-838-8000 | or e-mail: art@wou.edu

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