Minor in Art

In APU’s art minor, students learn about traditional and nontraditional techniques and materials and how Christian faith impacts artistic expression.

18 units

Students must maintain at least a 2.0 grade-point average in program courses to graduate.

Core Courses
ART 130Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 145Drawing I 13
ART 146Painting I3
Select one of the following:3
History of Ancient Art and Architecture 1
Writing 3: History of Modern Art and Architecture 2
History of Contemporary Art and Architecture 1
Women In Art
History of Early Christian and Medieval Art and Architecture 1
History of Renaissance to Rococo Art and Architecture 1
History of Graphic Design and Illustration
Art Electives
Select two of the following:6
Ceramics I 1
Printmaking: Serigraph
New Genre Art Forms I
Three-Dimensional Design
Photography I 1
Sculpture I
Printmaking: Relief
Total Units18

Meets the General Education Humanities: Fine Arts requirement.


Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Demonstrate competencies with traditional and nontraditional materials, tools, and techniques.
  2. Identify art historical time periods and place artworks within their art historical time periods.
  3. Articulate how Christian faith impacts artistic creation both historically and in contemporary art.