All students interested in enrolling as an Art & Design minor should contact the Art & Design Department undergraduate advisor to develop a plan of study prior to enrolling in art courses. Students choose between the Studio Minor (2D, 3D, and Digital Tracks), the Design Minor, the Photography Minor, and the Community Arts Minor. Students must take note of prerequisites for 200-level and above coursework in Art & Design.
Students who decide to become Art & Design majors based on their Art & Design minor experience will need to complete the remaining First Year Program credits and the 200-level introductory studio courses prior to continuing with the remaining BA or BFA requirements.
A minor in Art & Design consists of a minimum of 18 art credits. Nine of the final 12 credits must be taken in residence at UWM. Art & Design minor students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5.
|Select one of the following:||3|
|American Art and Culture|
|ART 108||2D Concepts||3|
|or ART 118||Digital Arts: Culture, Theory, Practice|
|Required 200-level Intro|
|ART 253||Introduction to Photography||3|
|300-level and Above|
|Select three of the following: 1||9|
|Visualizing Ideas in Photography|
|Studio Lighting & Digital Imaging|
|Medium and Large Format Photography (subtitle)|
|Special Topics in Photography:|
|Contemporary Issues in Photography|
|Advanced Digital Photography|
|Photographic Materials and Processes|
Select 9 credits of 300-level or above electives in Photography and Imaging from the list, in consultation with Art & Design Undergraduate Advisor and Area Head for Photography and Imaging. Students must be aware of the prerequisites for the 300+ level courses they wish to take.
Location: Theatre 120
Hours: 9AM-4PM Monday through Thursday, 9AM-2PM Fridays
(closed on university holidays)
Contact: (414) 229-4763
Academic advising is an important aspect of long-term academic success. At the Peck School of the Arts, we offer professional academic advising in the following undergraduate disciplines: art, dance, film, music, and theatre.
Advisors provide students with individualized advising to assist them in areas such as: degree requirements, major options, course selection, campus resources, college success strategies, graduation assessment, academic policies and procedures, etc.
For more information on Peck School of the Arts advising, please visit http://uwm.edu/arts/advising/.