• Ceramics
  • Combined Art History / Visual Art
  • Metalsmithing / Jewelry
  • Textiles / Fibers
  • Visual Art
  • Visual Art Education

Visual Art Minor

Effective Fall 2016, the Department of Visual Art will offer a minor. This track creates a space for non-major students who wish to explore their artistic interests alongside their academic pursuits and professional goals within the stimulating and creative climate of the School of the Arts.  Visual Art minors are not required to submit a portfolio for admission. 

Because studio courses are sequential, students are advised to declare a minor by the first semester of their junior year to allow for adequate time to complete the Visual Art minor.

The Visual Art minor is 18 hours or 6 courses, (12 hours at the JR/SR level).  Students complete a foundations course, such as, ART 101: Drawing I, and an introductory concentration course out of the 8 art areas we offer (Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Expanded Media, Metalsmithing/Jewelry, Printmaking, Sculpture, or Textiles).  After taking a foundations and concentration course, students will complete the minor by taking 12 hours of studio elective at the 300+ level within their concentration area.  Students are encouraged to concentrate in one art area to attain the proper number of JR/SR hours.

Minor Requirements

18 Hours required, 12 Hours at the JR/SR level
Only 1 course (3 hours) can overlap with major

How to Declare:
To declare the Visual Art minor students should make an appointment with academic advisor, Krystle Perkins, by calling CLAS Student Academic Services at 785-864-3500 or emailing krystle@ku.edu.

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