Minor in Art Studio

Units required for Minor: 21

Program Description

The Department of Art at Sacramento State introduces students to the expressive world of the visual arts. A wide variety of approaches based on both Western and Non-Western cultures are integrated into courses that are oriented toward creativity, imagination, and critical thinking. Students are able to explore art through courses in art education, art history, ceramics, metalsmithing/jewelry, new media art, painting, print making, and interdisciplinary sculpture.

Minimum Grade Requirement

A grade of "C" or better is required for all courses applied to the Minor in Art Studio.

Program Requirements

Select two of the following:6
Art in the Western World: From Stone Age to End of Middle Ages
Art in the Western World: From Renaissance to Baroque
Traditional Asian Art
Modern and Contemporary Asian Art
Native American Art
Introduction to Art and Visual Culture
Select one of the following:3
Beginning Drawing
Beginning Painting
Beginning Watercolor
Basic Printmaking: Etching
Basic Printmaking: Relief
Basic Printmaking: Silkscreen
Beginning Electronic Art
Select one of the following:3
Beginning Ceramics
Beginning Hand-Built Ceramics
Form, Space Vision
Beginning Jewelry
Beginning Metalsmithing
Clay Sculpture
Beginning Sculpture
Select nine units of upper division courses in studio art 19
Total Units21
1

Must be selected in consultation with a faculty advisor.