Study the rich tradition of artistic expression through time and across cultures.
The history of art is the story of humanity. A minor in Art History and Museum Studies
from UND gives you a new perspective on our rich artistic traditions — and on society
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Why earn a minor in art history and museum studies?
Combine your passion for art with a deep dive into our shared cultural history. The
minor in Art History and Museum Studies introduces you to art through time, with coursework
ranging from the Renaissance to modern and non-Western art.
The minor in Art History and Museum Studies is an excellent complement to any major,
Art History and Museum Studies at UND
Enjoy access to a world-class art collection on campus.
Gain experience through internships in local museums.
Study abroad in significant cultural destinations.
An Art History and Museum Studies minor gives you skills that are valuable in any
career — skills like critical thinking and the ability to synthesize information.
Art History and Museum Studies minors go on to graduate study and to careers in a
variety of settings, including:
Museums and galleries
Art History and Museum Studies Courses You Could Take
ART 230. Intro to Drawing. 3 Credits.
Study and application of different drawing media, methods and techniques. Appropriate art safety instruction will be included. F,S.
ART 417. History of Art: Museum Studies Practicum. 3-6 Credits.
Experience working in an art exhibition setting involving practical experience, research, a written paper and presentation. Prerequisites: ART 210 and ART 211. Repeatable to 36 credits. F,S.
ART 210. History of Art I. 3 Credits.
Introductory survey of art history from Paleolithic to Renaissance. F.
ART 211. History of Art II. 3 Credits.
Introductory survey of art history from Renaissance to present. S.
ART 480. Advanced Graphic Design. 3-6 Credits.
Study and application of abstract representation in graphic design. Design methods and genres are examined during the production of promotional material including identity and business systems and campaigns. Ability to work metaphorically with image and design will be stressed. Focus will be on layout and composition. Continuing students will focus on application of graphic design principles to environmental and three-dimensional material including packaging, showroom graphics, display and electronic media applications. Appropriate art safety instruction will be included. Repeatable. Prerequisite: ART 273. Repeatable. F,S.
ART 112. Two & Three Dimensional Design. 3 Credits.
This is a foundation studio course which introduces design principles, aesthetic considerations, and basic techniques of working as they relate to the creation of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art. Appropriate art safety instruction will be included. F,S.
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