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Minors

Department Chairperson: Cynthia Clabough
Office: 23A Hewitt Union or 32 Lanigan Hall
Phone: 315-312-2111  or 315-312-5624
email: cynthia.clabough@oswego.edu

ART MINOR (24 Semester Hours)

FOUNDATIONS

  • ART 105 - Design Concepts I - 2D
  • ART 210 - Drawing I

STUDIO OR GRAPHIC DESIGN 
Four courses in Studio Art or Graphic Design 

ART HISTORY 

  • ART 250 - Western Heritage I - Survey of Art I
  • ART 251 - Western Heritage II - Survey of Art II 

ART HISTORY MINOR (21 Semester Hours)

FOUNDATIONS

  • ART 250 - Western Heritage I - Survey of Art I 3
  • ART 251 - Western Heritage II - Survey of Art II 3

ART HISTORY OR MUSEUM STUDIES
Choose five courses under advisement in Art History or Museum Studies.

PHOTOGRAPHY MINOR (21 Semester Hours) 

FOUNDATIONS

  • ART 207 - Digital Media - Static 3
  • ART 243 - Intro Digital Photography 3

PHOTOGRAPHY CORE

  • ART 343 - Intermediate Digital Photography 3
  • ART 443 - Advanced Digital Photography 3

PHOTOGRAPHY ELECTIVES 
Choose 2 courses in photography 

CAPSTONE
Choice of ART 496 Studio Practicum or ART 414 Graphic Design Practicum

MUSEUM STUDIES MINOR  (21 Semester Hours) 

CORE 

  • ART 380 - Introduction to Museum Studies 3
  • ART 381 - Contemporary Museum Issues 3
  • ART 498 - Internship or HIS  498 - Internship in History 

ELECTIVES
Selected under advisement 6-9 semester hours. 

SPECIALIZATION REQUIREMENTS

ART MAJORS:

  • ART 250 - Western Heritage I - Survey of Art I 
  • ART 251 - Western Heritage II - Survey of Art II 

HISTORY MAJORS: 
HIS 452 - Colloquium in Regional and Local U.S. History

ART MANAGEMENT MINOR (21 Semester Hours) 

Select two courses from the following:

  • ART 380 - Intro to Museum Studies
  • MUS 397 - The Business of Music
  • THT 324 - The Business of Show Business 

Select two courses from the following:

  • COM 215 - Survey of Public Relations
  • COM 313 - Writing for PR and Mass Media
  • COM 415 - Case Studies PR 

Select two courses from the following: 

  • ACC 321 - Accounting as a Management Tool
  • MKT 250 - Marketing Principles
  • MGT 261 - Business Organization 

Select one internship from the following disciplines: Art, Broadcasting, Communication, Music, or Theater.

EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY MINOR (27 Semester Hours) 

  • ART 102 - Topics in Traditional Media and Methods
  • ART 105 - Design Concepts I: 2D 
  • CPS 393 - Introduction to Expressive Arts Therapy 
  • CPS 394 - Expressive Arts Therapy: Theory in Process
  • INT 120 - Storytelling
  • MUS 101 - Introduction to the Worlds of Music
  • PSY 100 - Principles of Human Behavior
  • THT 130 - The Actor's Self: Emotion and Psychology

Select one course from the following:

  • Class instruction on Piano*, Guitar* or Voice*  -OR-  individual instruction on Piano*, Organ, Percussion*, Brass*, Strings*, Reeds*, Flute*, Recorder* or Voice*
  • Four semesters of Ensemble
  • Recorder*, Concert Band, Jazz Orchestra, College/Community Orchestra, Guitar, Flute, Percussion, Brass String, Festival Chorus*, College Choir, Chamber Singers, State Singers

*Available to beginners