2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Visual Arts and Society (VAS) Minor

I. Required Minor Courses
ART 1104Language of Visual Arts (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities ; Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts (arts or design)) 13
Select one of the following:3
Topics in Studio Art for Non-Majors (Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts (arts)) 1
Topics in Visual Communication Design for Non-Majors (Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts (design)) 1
Select one of the following:3
Survey of the History of Western Art (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities ; Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts (arts)) 1
Survey of the History of Western Art (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities ; Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts (arts)) 1
Subtotal9
II. Elective Courses
Select two of the following: 2,36
Introductory Sociology (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences ; Pathways Concept 7 - Critical Analysis of Identity and Equity in the United States) 1
Social Inequality 4
Globalization: Sociological Perspectives
Introduction to Religion and Culture (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities ; Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences) 1
Multicultural Communication (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences) 1
Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences) 1
Introduction to World Politics (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences) 1
The Politics of Race, Ethnicity and Gender
and The Politics of Race, Ethnicity and Gender 4
Global Environmental Issues: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Human Rights: Global Issues 4
Introduction to Archaeology (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities ; Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences) 1
Travel & Tourism Management (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences) 1
Socio-Cultural Impacts of Tourism (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities ; Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences) 1
Subtotal6
III. Capstone Experience Required Course
ART 4104Interpretation of Visual Arts (Pathways Concept 1 - Discourse (advanced/applied); Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts (arts)) 1,4 3
Subtotal3
Total Credits18
1

Pathways General Education Course. If completing this minor to satisfy Pathways General Education requirements, please reference the core and/or integrated Concept(s) satisfied by the course during the selection of courses for the completion of this minor.

2

Minimum of 3 credits must be at the 3000-level or higher.

3

Substitutions for courses below can be made, at the discretion of the Minor Advisor, if classes meet Pathways Concept 3.

4

Denotes courses with prerequisites. Consult the University Course Catalog or check with your advisor. 

In-Minor and Overall GPA

In order to graduate with a Minor in Visual Arts and Society, students must complete all courses required for the minor with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or better and maintain an overall GPA of 2.0. Any course taken to fulfill the Pathways Minor in the Visual Arts and Society will count towards the minor GPA.