Students may choose a minor within several areas of the Art and Design Department: Studio Art, Animation, Film, and Graphic Design. These options exist for the student who loves art, graphic design, animation, or film and wants to supplement their degree with knowledge in the arts.

If you would like to request to add one of the Art & Design minors. Please complete the major/minor form below.

Major/Minor Form


Studio Art Minor

The Studio Art Minor acquaints students with some of the core elements in either two- or three-dimensional studio art. Students will develop skills, sensitivity, and aesthetic judgment while pursuing individual interests within studio areas such as drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics or sculpture. A background in the visual arts can provide a variety of opportunities in the areas of studio artist, art organizations, and applied design.

Click here to view the program sheet for a Minor in Studio Art. Program Sheet


Animation Minor

The Animation Minor will acquaint students with core elements related to the study and profession of animation production. This minor is a cross-discipline collaboration and includes one course with the Theatre Arts Department. The minor has been designed to provide an additional skill set that may be useful for obtaining employment, and enhancing professional opportunities, in the areas of arts, design, entertainment, film, animation, TV, video editing, graphic design, game design, computer science, marketing and/or advertising.

Click here to view the program sheet for a Minor in Animation. Program Sheet


Graphic Design Minor

The Graphic Design Minor acquaints students with some of the core elements related to the study and profession of Graphic Design. Courses consist of both academic lecture and practical studio. The minor provides students an opportunity to integrate personal creativity with other major degrees. A background in Graphic Design can promote a variety of professional opportunities including areas of applied design, public relations, business graphics, product design, marketing and advertising.

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Film Studies and Digital Production Minor

The Film Studies and Digital Production Minor will acquaint students with some of the core elements related to the study and profession of film, video editing and video production. This minor represents a unique collaboration with the Departments of Art and Design; Language, Literature and Communications and the Theatre Arts Department. The minor has been designed by these three departments to provide a student with a secondary skill set that may be useful for obtaining employment in the area of film, video editing and video production. This skill set has been determined to be a top request nationwide among prospective employers. A background in Film Studies and Digital Production can enhance professional opportunities in the areas of public relations, business, graphic design, film, marketing and/or advertising.

View the program sheet for a Minor in Film Studies and Digital Production. Program Sheet


Students Watching Graphic Design Presentation
Graphic Design


Students Pouring Iron
Studio Art, Sculpture 
Student Inking a roller to do a print
Studio Art, Printmaking