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Creative Practice: Art and Writing (Minor)

This minor is an introduction to a cross-disciplinary approach to a creative arts practice in art-making and creative writing. This minor is not available to English majors. Six courses are required.

Art, Media, and Design Course Requirements

Three courses are required from one Art, Media, and Design area of focus from the following list:

Digital Photography

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 224BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY4
ART 321INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY4
Select one of the following:4
ART 220
THINKING PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 329
ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 325
ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS
ART 304
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE

Drawing

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 106BEGINNING DRAWING4
ART 206INTERMEDIATE DRAWING4
Select one of the following:4
ART 306
ADVANCED DRAWING
ART 376
DRAWING PROJECTS
ART 200
ART & ARTISTS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE

Figure Drawing 

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 106BEGINNING DRAWING4
ART 218FIGURE DRAWING4
Select one of the following:4
ART 318
ADVANCED FIGURE DRAWING
ART 338
FIGURE DRAWING IN CONTEXT
ART 200
ART & ARTISTS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE

Graphic Art 

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 101DIGITAL FOUNDATIONS4
ART 264TEXT IN THE VISUAL ARTS4
Select one of the following:4
ART 358
GRAPHIC ART
ART 204
VISUAL COMMUNICATION
ART 105
TWO-DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS
ART 200
ART & ARTISTS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE

Painting

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 105TWO-DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS4
or ART 106 BEGINNING DRAWING
ART 110BEGINNING PAINTING4
Select one of the following:4
ART 210
INTERMEDIATE PAINTING I
ART 245
PAINTING: MIXOLOGY
ART 200
ART & ARTISTS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE

Photography 

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 225BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY4
ART 323INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY4
Select one of the following:4
ART 220
THINKING PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 325
ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS
ART 304
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
ART 332
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE

Printmaking 

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 105TWO-DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS4
or ART 106 BEGINNING DRAWING
ART 229BEGINNING PRINTMAKING4
or ART 231 SCREEN PRINTING
Select one of the following:4
ART 324
INTERMEDIATE PRINTMAKING
ART 331
INTERMEDIATE PRINTMAKING: SCREEN PRINTING
ART 200
ART & ARTISTS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE

Sculpture 

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 113THREE DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS4
or ART 114 FOUR DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS
ART 115BEGINNING SCULPTURE4
or ART 117 INTRODUCTION TO 3D PRINTING
Select one of the following:4
ART 215
INTERMEDIATE SCULPTURE
ART 315
ADVANCED SCULPTURE
ART 313
PERFORMANCE/INSTALLATION ART
ART 200
ART & ARTISTS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE

Video Art

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 226VIDEO ART4
ART 289EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO4
Select one of the following:4
ART 220
THINKING PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 326
SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO ART
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE

Web Art & Design 

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 114FOUR DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS4
or ART 101 DIGITAL FOUNDATIONS
ART 224BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY4
Select one of the following:4
ART 385
WEB ART & DESIGN I
ART 386
WEB ART & DESIGN II
ART 358
GRAPHIC ART
ART 200
ART & ARTISTS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE

Creative Writing Requirements

Three courses are required from the following list:

Requirements

  • ENG 201

Elective Requirement

Two writing workshops chosen from the following:

Course Title Quarter Hours
ENG 209
TOPICS IN WRITING (may be taken twice)
ENG 216
CREATING CHARACTERS (may be taken only once)
ENG 290
THE CRAFT OF CREATIVE NONFICTION WRITING (may be taken twice)
ENG 291
THE CRAFT OF FICTION WRITING (may be taken twice)
ENG 292
THE CRAFT OF POETRY WRITING (may be taken twice)
ENG 306
ADVANCED CREATIVE NONFICTION WRITING (may be taken twice)
ENG 307
ADVANCED FICTION WRITING (may be taken twice)
ENG 308
ADVANCED POETRY WRITING (may be taken twice)
ENG 309
ADVANCED TOPICS IN WRITING (repeatable with different topics)

For additional programming information: AMD website and English-Creative Writing website

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