The School of Art offers 11 different minors: Arts Entrepreneurship, Accessories, Art History, Ceramics, Drawing, Glass, Jewelry/Metals/Enameling, Painting, Print Media and Photography, Sculpture and Expanded Media, and Textiles. Most minors require 18 credits in upper and lower-division courses to complete.
The minor in Arts Entrepreneurship is offered through the College of the Arts and requires 15 credits, including courses through the College of Business. Arts Entrepreneurship is a mindset, a creative way of looking at opportunities, a passion, doing what one loves, a challenge, persistence and operating a business whether one owns it or not. The Arts Entrepreneurship interdisciplinary minor exposes students to that mindset and develops skills that can be applied to creating a new arts enterprise or developing opportunities for the individual artist.
The minor in Art History comprises 18 credits, including Ancient and Medieval Art, Renaissance to Modern Art, and Art of Africa, Oceania & the Americas, plus additional credits in upper-division art history courses.
The minor in Accessories offers students an opportunity to focus on the design and production of innovative and unique objects within the studio areas of jewelry/metals/enameling and textiles, leading to the development of functional, decorative and wearable forms. It comprises 18 hours of coursework in jewelry/metals/enameling and textiles.
The minor in a Studio Art concentration, which includes Ceramics, Drawing, Glass, Jewelry/Metals/Enameling, Painting, Print Media and Photography, Sculpture and Expanded Media and Textiles requires the student to complete 18 credits in Studio Electives with 6 credits of upper-division courses at the 30000/40000 level in their established discipline.
To add a minor to your official transcript and for more information, contact Academic Advisor, Maria Robertson at mrobert9 [at] kent.edu or 330-672-1363.