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Studio Art, Minor

Saint Louis University's 21-credit studio art minor is offered both at the Madrid and St. Louis campuses.

The minor includes Foundational Experience in Drawing and 2D Design, plus a course in a three-dimensional medium: 3D Design, Ceramics I, Sculpture I or Fibers and Textiles. Studio art minors are also required to take an art history course, choosing from various cultural and historical topics.

These four courses provide an opportunity for students to gain skills in observational drawing and visual organization in two and three dimensions, as well as an understanding of aesthetics, theory and context for art-making.
 
Building on this, studio art minors take a further nine credits of studio art exploration courses. Students may work broadly, taking courses in multiple media at the introductory or intermediate level, or in-depth, taking a sequence of courses in one media. 
 
 
Foundations Courses
ART 2000Drawing I3
ART 2100Design3
Select a course in a three-dimensional medium from the following courses: 3
ART 2120
Introduction to Three Dimensional Design
ART 2400
Ceramics I
ART 2450
Sculpture I
ART 2480
Fibers and Textiles
Studio Art Exploration Courses9
Select nine credits of courses with the "Studio Art Exploration" attribute. Students may work broadly, taking courses in multiple media at the introductory or intermediate level, or in depth, taking a sequence of courses in one medium.
Art History Course3
Select any Art History course offered on the St. Louis or Madrid campus.
Total Credits21

Continuation Standards

A student must maintain a GPA in coursework for the minor in studio art of at least 2.00. 

Students can complete all or part of the studio art minor at SLU’s campus in Madrid.

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