Majors, minors + certificates

Minor in Studio Art (Minors) (FINASMIN)Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

Students on Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022 requirements.


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.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 21 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Fundamental Skills.
    1. Drawing. One (1) course:
    2. Fundamental Skills Elective. One (1) course:
  2. Intermediate Studio. Six (6) credit hours:
  3. Advanced Studio.
    1. Advanced Studio Courses. Nine (9) credit hours:
    2. Advanced Studio Courses Residency. All Advanced Studio courses must be taken on the Bloomington campus.
  4. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. 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. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. 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. Minor GPA. 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.