Use the power of art to express values, shift perceptions, and influence emotions.
Immerse yourself in creative work with a minor in Visual Arts.
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Why minor in visual arts?
The Visual Arts program at UND immerses you in creative work in your medium of choice.
In partnership with innovative faculty and talented classmates, you'll explore how
we perceive, create and interpret visual information, and prepare for a fulfilling
career as an artist.
In the minor program, you'll explore the basics of visual arts and design. Additional
courses in two- and three-dimensional studio art and art history round out your curriculum.
Visual Arts Minor Courses
ART 110. Introduction to the Visual Arts. 3 Credits.
Study of artistic methods and meaning in the visual arts through the analysis of art media and art historical contexts. 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.
ART 272. Digital Foundations. 3 Credits.
Introduction to the principles, techniques and history of digital media. This course will instruct in the application of computer software. Appropriate art safety instruction will be included. F,S.
ART 230. Introduction to Drawing. 3 Credits.
This studio course will familiarize students with some fundamental concepts, tools and techniques of drawing. Through hands-on experience, demonstration, lecture, and critique students will gain a greater understanding of drawing as an artistic medium. F,S.
ART 250. Intro to Ceramics: Handbuilding. 3 Credits.
Introduction to ceramics techniques. A beginning course introducing handbuilding techniques. Proficiency in the basic hand forming processes and glazing techniques and an understanding of the clay and firing processes are achieved through lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and readings. Appropriate art safety instruction will be included. F,S.
ART 240. Intro to Printmaking. 3 Credits.
Basic printmaking processes will be introduced, including collagraphy, linocut, dry point intaglio and stenciling. History and development of traditional printmaking techniques will also be presented. Appropriate art safety instruction will be included. F,S.
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