The minor in art requires a minimum of 18 s.h. in art courses, including at least 15 s.h. earned in courses taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. Students may not count course work for the minor in art toward requirements for the major in art history, except ARTS:1510 Basic Drawing.

Art courses that may be taken include animation, ceramics, drawing, intermedia, jewelry and metal arts, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and three-dimensional (3-D) design. Two courses with the prefix ARTS are required and one art history course with the prefix ARTH may be included in the 18 s.h. required for the minor.

The minor in art requires the following course work.

ARTS:1510Basic Drawing3
ARTS:1520Design Fundamentals3
At least one introductory studio art 3-D course
At least one introductory studio art 2-D course, except DSGN:2500
Additional introductory studio art courses or upper-level courses in the same studio art discipline(s) as the introductory 3-D and/or 2-D courses required for the minor

Before registering for a course, students must complete all of the course's prerequisites.

Contact an undergraduate advisor in the School of Art and Art History for more information about how to meet the requirements for the minor.