Winthrop University: Majors and More - Art

Majors and More

Bachelor of Arts in Art

Students may choose between a General Art or Certification as a K-12 Art Teacher.  For Bachelor of Fine Arts majors, visit the Fine Arts concentration page.

Bachelor of Arts in Art History

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History offers a student the opportunity to obtain strong academic training that will lead to graduate study in art history or to employment in a visual arts field.

Minor in Art

The minor in fine arts consists of 18 semester hours of ARTS:

  • ARTS 101 (3) 2D Design 
  • ARTS 102 (3) 3D Design
  • ARTS 120 (3) Drawing I 
  • ARTS 121 (3) Figure Drawing 

And 6 hours of ARTS or ARTH from courses numbered above 299.

 

Minor in Art-Ceramic, Jewelry and Sculpture

The minor consists of 15 semester hours: 

  • ARTS 102 (3) 3D Design
  • ARTS 120 (3) Foundation Drawing OR ARTS 281 (3) Digital Studio
  • ARTS 204 (3) 3D Media Studies

and 9 credits of electives from the following list (At least one course must be on the intermediate level):

  • ARTS 332 (3) Introduction to Sculpture
  • ARTS 432 (3) Intermediate Sculpture
  • ARTS 532 (3) Advanced Sculpture
  • ARTS 351 (3) Introduction to Ceramics
  • ARTS 451 (3) Intermediate Ceramics
  • ARTS 551 (3) Advanced Ceramics
  • ARTS 355 (3) Introduction to Jewelry and Metals
  • ARTS 455 (3) Intermediate Jewelry and Metals 
  • ARTS 555 (3) Advanced Jewelry and Metals
  • and Special Topics in Art.

Students are encouraged to complete ARTH 175 and ARTH 176 to complete General Education requirements. 

All elective courses require 12 earned hours or they have prerequisites among courses listed in the curriculum above.


Minor in Art-Drawing, Painting, or Printmaking

The minor in Drawing, Painting, and/or Printmaking consists of  15 semester hours:

  • ARTS 101 (3) 2D Design
  • ARTS 120 (3) Drawing I  OR ARTS 281 (3) Digital Studio
  • ARTS 206 (3) 2D Media Studies

 9 credits of electives from the following list (At least one course must be on the intermediate level):

  • ARTS 320 (3) 2D Media Studies
  • ARTS 420 (3) Intermediate Drawing
  • ARTS 520 (3) Advanced Drawing
  • ARTS 342 (3) Introduction to Painting 
  • ARTS 442 (3) Intermediate Painting
  • ARTS 542 (3) Advanced Painting
  • ARTS 335 (3) Screenprint 
  • ARTS 336 (3) Relief Printmaking
  • ARTS 337 (3) Intaglio Printmaking 
  • ARTS 436 (3) Intermediate Printmaking
  • ARTS 536 (3) Advanced Printmaking
  • Special Topics in Art. 

Students are encouraged to complete ARTH 175 and ARTH 176 to complete General Education requirements.

All elective courses require 12 earned hours or they have prerequisites among courses listed in the curriculum above.


Minor in Art History

The minor in art history consists of 15 semester hours to include

  • ARTH 175 (3) Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Art
  • ARTH 176 (3) Introduction to Art History from the Renaissance to the Present
  • 9 hours above 299.

 

Minor in Art-Interdisciplinary Studio

The minor in Interdisciplinary Studio consists of 18 semester hours:

  • ARTS 101 (3) 2D Design
  • ARTS 102 (3) 3D Design
  • ARTS 281 (3) Digital Studio
  • ARTS 307 (3) Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studio
  • ARTS 407 (3) Intermediate Interdisciplinary Studio
  • 3 credits of electives from the following list:
    • ARTS 204 (3) 3D Media Studies 
    • ARTS 205 (3) Photo Media Studies
    • ARTS 206 (3) 2D Media Studies

Students are encouraged to complete ARTH 175 and ARTH 176 to complete General Education requirements.

All elective courses require 12 earned hours or they have prerequisites among courses listed in the curriculum above.

 

Minor in Art-Photography

The minor in photography consists of 18 semester hours of ARTS including

  • ARTS 101 (3) 2D Design
  • ARTS 205 (3) Photo Media Studies
  • ARTS 281 (3) Digital Studio
  • ARTS 364 (3) Digital Photography
  • ARTS 365 (3) Color Photography
  • ARTS 472 (3) Editorial Photography OR
  • ARTS 474 (3) Studio Lighting for Photography


Minor in Arts Management

The minor in Arts Management consists of 18 semester hours, 6 hours of which must be above the 299 level:

  •  ACCT 280 (3) Introduction to Financial Accounting
  •  ARTM 398 (3) Principles of Arts Management

 12 credits of electives from the following list, 6 hours which must be above 299: 

  •  ENTR 373 (3) Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  •  MGMT 321 (3) Management and Leadership
  •  MGMT 365 (3) Business Communication and Professional Development
  •  MGMT 475 (3) Leadership Theory and Development
  •  MKTG 380 (3) Principles of Marketing
  •  MKTG 387 (3) Promotion Management and Marketing
  •  MKTG 483 (3) Sales and Relationship Marketing
  •  MCOM 241 (3) Media Writing
  •  MCOM 341 (3) Advertising Principles
  •  MCOM 370 (3) Public Relations Principles
  •  PLSC 323 (3) Public Administration 
  •  LEAD 275 (3) Leadership Theory
  •  VPAS 115 (3) or 116 (1) Arts Lab (Only 3 credits from VPAS 115 and 116 may be taken.)
     

Minor in Art-Video

The minor in Video consists of 18 credit hours:

  • ARTS 101 (3) 2D Design
  • ARTS 205 (3) Photo Media Studies
  • ARTS 281 (3) Digital Studio
  • ARTS 324 (3) Introduction to Video 
  • ARTS 364 (3) Digital Photography 
  • ARTS 424 (3) Intermediate Video

Students are encouraged to complete ARTH 175 and ARTH 176 to complete General Education requirements.

All elective courses require 12 earned hours or they have prerequisites among courses listed in the curriculum above.

 

Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration

The Certificate in Arts Administration is designed for individuals with fundamental, entry-level experience in non-profit arts organizations who seek to begin careers or enhance their effectiveness as arts administration professionals. This certificate is ideal for individuals who want advanced credentials and professional connections without the larger time commitment and academic requirements of a master's degree. It consists of 18 credit hours:

  • ARTA 600 (3) Principles and Practices of Arts Administration
  • ARTA 610 (3) Leadership, Management, and Organizational Structure
  • ARTA 650 (3) Arts Administration and the Law
  • ARTA 620 (3) Marketing the Arts
  • ARTA 630 (3) Financial Analysis, Budgeting, and Fiscal Management
  • ARTA 640 (3) Sustainability: Funding, Development and Grants

Visit the Department of Fine Arts Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 1/9/23