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Studio Art Courses for Non-Art Majors

The Art Department offers the following Studio Art courses for non-majors.

  • ART 1212 - Non-Majors Ceramics: Handbuilding
  • ART 1213 - Non-Majors Ceramics: Wheelthrowing
  • ART 1251 - Jewelry and Metals for Non-Art Majors
  • ART 1261 - Painting for Non-Art Majors
  • ART 1271 - Film Photography for Non-Majors
  • ART 1273 - Digital Capture for Non-Art Majors
  • ART 1901 - Printmaking for Non-Art Majors

**Art majors may not apply these courses, or other courses for non-majors to major requirements.**

 

Courses available to Industrial Design (IND) students with alternate prerequisites and permission of the Art Department:

  • Spatial Media courses
  • Moldmaking for Ceramics
  • Jewelry and Metalsmithing courses
  • Select Communication Design courses

BFA majors with concentrations in Jewelry and Metalsmithing or Spatial Media may also apply certain Industrial Design (IND) courses to their major with permission of their advisor.

 

Art History Courses for Non-Art Majors

The following art history courses meet General Studies requirements for non-art majors (but not for art majors).  Prerequisites apply.

ARTH 1500 - Art and Visual Literacy - Cross Listed Course: HON 1500
Prerequisite(s): ENG 1009 or ENG 1010 or permission of department
General Studies: Arts and Humanities

ARTH 1600 - World Art I: Art Prior to 1400
Prerequisite(s): ENG 1009 or ENG 1010 or permission of department
General Studies: Arts and Humanities, Global Diversity

ARTH 1700 - World Art II: Art 1400-1900
Prerequisite(s): ENG 1009 or ENG 1010; ARTH 1600; or permission of department
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): ENG 1020 or ENG 1021 recommended
General Studies: Arts and Humanities, Global Diversity

ARTH 2380 - Women, Art and Gender Politics  - Cross Listed Course(s): WMS 2380
Prerequisite(s): WMS 1001 or ARTH 1500 or ARTH 1600 or ARTH 1700
General Studies: Arts and Humanities

The following art history courses meet the multicultural requirement for any student.

ARTH 3300 - Multiculturalism and American Art (former title Art and Cultural Heritage)
Prerequisite(s): Satisfaction of oral and written communication requirements; ARTH 1500 or ARTH 1600 or ARTH 1700
University Requirement(s): Multicultural

ARTH 3360 - Contemporary Chicana/o Art  - Cross Listed Course(s): CHS 3025
Prerequisite(s): ENG 1009 or ENG 1010 and ENG 1020 or ENG 1021; or permission of department
University Requirement(s): Multicultural

Non-art majors are also welcome in any art history course for which they meet all prerequisites.