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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Art Department

Course Descriptions

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/artdept/courses.html

Program Requirements

The Department of Art program is devoted to the development of concepts, attitudes and skills in the visual arts within a broad university curriculum of liberal arts orientation. There are four objectives: professional training of artists and scholars in chosen areas of specialization, preparation of art educators, elective study for students in all areas of the university, and service to the local communities as a source of cultural enrichment. The Department of Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Admission to Major is granted by the department. Minimum University admission requirements are:

  • a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours;
  • a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 ("C").

In addition to minimum University admission requirements, students requesting admission to the studio art and art education majors must complete the following:

  • ART 101 (3) (Preferred) or ART 100 (3)

In addition to minimum University admission requirements students requesting admission to the art history major must complete the following:

  • ART 101 (3) (preferred) or ART 100 (3)
  • ART 260 or ART 261

Students for all majors may be admitted provisionally while these requirements are being satisfied. Contact the department for application procedures.

For more information about program requirements view the course bulletin.