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Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

Minor in Studio Art (Minors)

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements FINASMIN
The Minor in Studio Art minor students with a broad, introductory exposure to foundational studio arts, as well as the opportunity to study additional topics in 2D and 3D art in an exploratory way, or to gain more focused experience within a specific studio area of their choice. As a subset of the Studio Art B.A., the minor enables students to see, formulate, and articulate visual concepts through the manipulation of forms and materials.

Requirements

The minor requires at least 21 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Fundamental Skills.
    1. Drawing. One (1) course:
      • SOAD-A 102 Creative Core: Drawing
    2. Fundamental Skills Elective. One (1) course:
      • SOAD-A 101 Creative Core: Color
      • SOAD-A 103 Creative Core: 3D Design
  2. Intermediate Studio. Two (2) courses:
    • SOAD-A 211 Cross-Disciplinary Workshops in Art, Design, and Merchandising
    • SOAD-S 200 Drawing I
    • SOAD-S 201 Figure Drawing and Anatomy
    • SOAD-S 210 Digital Art: Survey and Practice
    • SOAD-S 220 Fibers I
    • SOAD-S 230 Painting I
    • SOAD-S 240 Basic Printmaking Media
    • SOAD-S 250 Graphic Design I
    • SOAD-S 260 Ceramics I
    • SOAD-S 270 Sculpture I
    • SOAD-S 271 Introduction to Figurative Sculpture
    • SOAD-S 280 Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design I
    • SOAD-S 290 Fundamentals of Photography
    • SOAD-U 201 Special Topics in Studio Art
  3. Advanced Studio.
    1. Three (3) courses from the Advanced Studio list.
      • SOAD-S 300 Drawing II
      • SOAD-S 310 Interactive Multimedia
      • SOAD-S 311 Video Art
      • SOAD-S 313 3D Computer Graphics
      • SOAD-S 320 Fibers II
      • SOAD-S 330 Painting II
      • SOAD-S 341 Printmaking II Intaglio
      • SOAD-S 343 Printmaking II Lithography
      • SOAD-S 344 Printmaking II Silkscreen
      • SOAD-S 345 Printmaking II Relief Media
      • SOAD-S 351 Typography I
      • SOAD-S 352 Production for the Graphic Designer
      • SOAD-S 360 Ceramics II
      • SOAD-S 370 Sculpture II
      • SOAD-S 380 Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design II
      • SOAD-S 390 Intermediate Photography
      • SOAD-S 400 Drawing III
      • SOAD-S 403 Anatomy for the Artist
      • SOAD-S 410 Advanced Multimedia
      • SOAD-S 411 Digital Video
      • SOAD-S 413 Computer Graphical Environments
      • SOAD-S 420 Fibers III
      • SOAD-S 430 Painting III
      • SOAD-S 441 Printmaking III Intaglio
      • SOAD-S 443 Printmaking III Lithography
      • SOAD-S 444 Printmaking III Silk Screen
      • SOAD-S 445 Relief Printmaking Media
      • SOAD-S 450 Graphic Design Problem Solving
      • SOAD-S 460 Ceramics III
      • SOAD-S 470 Sculpture III
      • SOAD-S 480 Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design III
      • SOAD-S 490 Advanced Photography
      • SOAD-U 301 Special Topics in Studio Art
      • SOAD-U 401 Special Topics in Studio Art
    2. The Advanced Studio courses must be taken on the Bloomington campus
  4. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    5. Exceptions to minor requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.