After acquiring a thorough foundation in materials and techniques, students are encouraged to develop personal approaches to form and content, style and expression. Individual and group critiques, as well as slide lectures and demonstrations, guide this process. Internships are encouraged.
Student must attend a Colloquium Lecture Series, Portfolio Review 1 and 2, and an Exhibition. A grade of C- must be earned in all ART courses counted towards the major.
A minimum of five ART courses must be taken at MSUM.
Students must complete at least sixteen credits in introductory studio courses chosen from ART 203A-203M, excluding ART 203C. At least four credits must be in a three-dimensional medium. Students must complete four credits of intermediate studio, ART 303A-303M, excluding ART 303C. Students must also take one art history course at the 300 level or above.
Natasha Smith talks about her experience