The Department of Art offers a minor sequence in Studio Art for students who are doing their major work in other departments. The objective of this program is to allow UB student in diverse academic major programs to be engaged in the study and making of art. The students will get an overview of critical and aesthetic issues in art today as well as gain a technical skill set in media areas of their choice. The study of art leads to greater awareness of visual culture, manual/technical skills, critical thinking and problem solving ability.
*Not a baccalaureate degree program.
The study of art opens the mind to a wealth of possibilities and allows students to discover their unique skills. Artists and designers produce visual expressions of culture that investigate and redefine our world. The art program prepares students for the real world practice of art and design.
The General Studio Minor emphasizes the development of individual ideas, expressed through technical skills in a variety of media and practices that range from the graphic design, photography (digital and black-and-white non-silver), sculpture (full wood and metal shops, bronze foundry and digital lab with laser cutter), installation, painting, drawing, performance, video/sound recording and editing, electronics/physical computing, specialized digital output and biological art.
Note: For successful completion of the minor, a minimum GPA of 2.5 in all courses required for the minor is required.
Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate: 18
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