Fine Arts Minor

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 131 Introduction to Theatre - 3 hrs.
  • THE 141 Film Appreciation - 3 hrs.
  • PHL 350 Art in Human Experience - 3 hrs.
  • WLF 351 Cinema Francais - 3 hrs.
  • WLG 352 Deutsches Kino - 3 hrs.
  • WLT 151 French Cinema - 3 hrs.
  1. History and Practice of the Arts - 9 hours
  • History (limit 2 courses selected from the following):
    • ART 140, 142, 243, 245, 332, 340, 350, 360, 375, 390 - 3 hrs.
    • MUS 203, 235, 236, 335, 336 - 3 hrs.
    • THE 336, 337, or 338 - 3 hrs.
  • Practice of the Arts (minimum 3 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
  2. CFA 301 Internship - 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.

This is the official catalog for the 2020-2021 academic year. This catalog serves as a contract between a student and Bradley University. Should changes in a program of study become necessary prior to the next academic year every effort will be made to keep students advised of any such changes via the Dean of the College or Chair of the Department concerned, the Registrar's Office, u.Achieve degree audit system, and the Schedule of Classes. It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of the current program and graduation requirements for particular degree programs.