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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 Fall 2019
  • 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
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.
Required Course
ARTS 8402 - Theoretical Constructions in Contemporary Art (3.0 cr)
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.
Coursework is chosen in consultation with the art director of graduate studies.
Take 6 - 9 credit(s) from the following:
· ART 5xxx
· ART 8xxx
Coursework is chosen in consultation with the art director of graduate studies.
Take at least 9 credits from the following:
ART 5xxx
ART 8xxx
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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.