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Minor in Studio Art

Students enrolled in any degree program may minor in art by completing a minimum of 18 credit hours in art, graphic design, industrial design or interior design courses, as the following chart shows. The student’s minor program is subject to the approval of the school director. The art minor attempts to:

• Broaden students’ understanding of the value and role of the visual arts in general culture.
• Deepen their appreciation for personal artistic production.
• Enhance their creativity and ability to think independently.

Jesse Harrod, Studio Art Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Art
M.F.A. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; B.F.A. Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
harrodjk@jmu.edu 540.568.3860

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Recommended Courses

ART 102 (formerly 140). Two-Dimensional Design
3
ART 104 (formerly 160). Drawing I
3
art or art related courses (any level) *
12
 TOTAL
18

*Art Studio Courses are restricted to ART, GRPH, INDE, INDU courses.

Minor in Art History

Students enrolled in any degree program may minor in art history by completing a minimum of 18 credit hours in art history courses, as the following chart shows. The student’s minor program is subject to the approval of the school director. The art history minor attempts to:

• Broaden students’ understanding of the value and role of the visual arts in general culture.
• Deepen their appreciation for personal artistic production.
• Enhance their creativity and ability to think independently.

Dr. John Ott, Art History Coordinator, Associate Professor of Art History
Ph.D., M.A. University of California Los Angeles, B.A. Stanford University
ottjw@jmu.edu 540.568.6319

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

GARTH 205. Survey of World Art I: Prehistoric to Renaissance
3
GARTH 206. Survey of World Art II: Renaissance to Moder
3
Art History courses (300-400 level) *
12
 TOTAL
18

* Excludes ARTH 490, ARTH 495, and ARTH 499.