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Art Studio Major

Major Overview

46 credits

Why art studio?
Students in the art studio major are provided exposure to a wide range of media, and develop the critical and conceptual skills needed to realize a personal artistic vision. Studio majors, while immersed both historically and conceptually, examine the purpose, function and aesthetics of the chosen art form within the larger scheme of the art world. Students learn requirements of a professional career and are guided in the building of a professional portfolio including resume, artist statement and portfolio.

Career Options
Architects; art dealers; art directors; craft artists; curators; elementary, middle, and high school teachers; fine artists; illustrators; photographers; recreational therapists

High School Preparation
Art History; Computer Applications; Computer/Graphic Arts; Geometry; Studio Art; World History

Sample Schedule (Paradigm) and Course Descriptions

For more information contact:

Robert McColl, M.F.A.
Chair, Art & Design Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #66
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1591
rmmcoll@smumn.edu