Fine Arts Minor

Draft Version
This is a DRAFT catalog for review and advising purposes. Items in this catalog draft are subject to change until the catalog for 2019-2020 academic year will be officially published on August 1, 2019. The statements set forth in this catalog are for informational purposes only and should not be construed as the basis of a contract between a student and this institution. Should changes in a program of study become necessary, those changes will be applied liberally by the institution while the catalog is in draft mode.

The College offers a minor in fine arts that includes courses in the appreciation, history, and practice of the arts. The minor is intended for students with an interest in the fine arts who would benefit from an approach encompassing art, music, and theatre. Students will find the minor a way to discover – or rediscover – the importance of the arts in society and in their personal lives.

Course Requirements:

  1. Appreciation of the Arts - 6 hours
    Select two of the following courses in addition to the Bradley Core Curriculum (BCC) fine arts requirement.
  • ART 131 Art Appreciation - 3 hrs.
  • MUS 109 Music Appreciation- 3 hrs.
  • THE 121 Creative Process of Theatre, or THE 131 Introduction to Theatre - 3 hrs.
  • THE 141 Film Appreciation - 3 hrs.
  1. History and Practice of the Arts - 12 hours
  • History (limit 2 courses selected from the following):
    • ART 140, 142, 243, 245, 330, 340, 350, 360, 375, 380, 390, or 470 - 3 hrs.
    • MUS 203, 235, 236, 335, 336 - 3 hrs.
    • THE 336, 337, or 338 - 3 hrs.
  • Practice of the Arts (minimum 6 hours)

Select in consultation with advisor for fine arts minor from studio arts courses, music performance courses, and theatre performance and production courses.

  1. CFA 421 Art and the Creative Imagination - 3 hours

Total Hours Required for Minor: 21

Other Requirements:

  1. Courses taken to satisfy the fine arts BCC requirement or requirements in a student’s major or other minor may not apply to this minor.
  2. Six semester hours must be at the 300 level or above.
  3. Courses are to be selected in consultation with the Slane College of Communication and Fine Arts Associate Dean, the fine arts minor advisor.