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Twin Cities Campus

Art Minor

Art Department
College of Liberal Arts
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Contact Information
Department of Art, E201 Regis Center for Art, 405 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (612-625-8096; fax: 612-625-7881)
  • Program Type: Graduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2023
  • Length of program in credits (master's): 9
  • Length of program in credits (doctoral): 12
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
The minor program in art places major emphasis on creative artistic work of high quality. It promotes not only the conceptual and technical education of the professional artist in their artistic practice, encouraging critical inquiry, excellence, and an understanding of the history of art, but also an experimental approach toward each media. The following media areas are available: ceramics, drawing and painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and experimental and media arts.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
Other requirements to be completed before admission:
Students interested in the minor must have undergraduate experience in studio arts.
Special Application Requirements:
Students interested in the minor are strongly encouraged to confer with their major field advisor and director of graduate studies, and the Art director of graduate studies regarding feasibility and requirements.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
The minimum cumulative GPA for minor field coursework is 2.80.
Required Course (3 credits)
Take the following course:
ARTS 8402 - Theoretical Constructions in Contemporary Art (3.0 cr)
Electives (6 to 9 credits)
Master's students select 6 credits, and doctoral students select 9 credits to complete minimum requirements. Taking ARTS 8410 to satisfy this requirement requires Art director of graduate studies approval. All courses must be pre-approved by the Art director of graduate studies.
ARTS 5xxx
ARTS 8xxx
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
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ARTS 8402 - Theoretical Constructions in Contemporary Art
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Structure for examining and understanding current critical practice. Evaluation and questions about assumptions of theory in context of current artistic production.