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Studio Art Minor - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: , CIP: 50.0701 Art/Art Studies, General)

Completing the Studio Art Minor Program

Academic Requirements

Minimum GPA of 2.5 overall.
Minimum GPA of 2.5 in art courses.

Academic Advice

The student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 to remain in good standing in the Art Department. If students drop below this GPA, they will be placed on department probation and given a semester to improve their standing. Students who do not improve will be dismissed from the program. To graduate, a minimum GPA of 2.5 is compulsory in all courses required for the minor.

Transfer Credit Policy

Students accepted to UB must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to be eligible to apply and be accepted by the art degree programs in the Department of Art.

When a student transfers from another institution, their coursework must be equivalent to UB art courses. Transfer credits are applied toward the department's degree requirements toward the art major.

SUNY Seamless Transfer is a SUNY-wide program intended to make transferring to UB and other SUNY Schools simple and efficient for SUNY students. SUNY has defined courses that SUNY students can take before transferring which will apply to the major at UB and ensure timely graduation.

Information about the Transfer Path for this major can be found on the SUNY website.

Students are encouraged to contact their academic advisor or department to discuss how their coursework will apply to their degree.

Prerequisite Courses

ART 150 Visual Theory, Aesthetics and Criticism

Required Courses

ART 150 Visual Theory, Aesthetics and Criticism
Three 200 level studio art courses
OR two 200 and one 100 level studio art courses
One 300 level studio art course
One 300 or 400 level studio art course

Departmental Honors Requirements

A minimum of 50% of credits for the major or minor program must be completed at UB. The University requires a minimum of 3.20 for “with distinction”; 3.50 for “with high distinction”; and 3.75 for “with highest distinction.”

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Studio Art Minor
Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate 18

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

 
Published: Aug 16, 2019 13:21:13