Advising for Art Minors

Pacific offers two minors in Art: Art & Design, and Fine Art. These minors can be a great supplement to a number of academic majors and to provide creative options to both the liberal arts and professional programs of study. 

Art & Design Minor Requirements

Art & Design Minor Requirements (20 credits)
ARTST Foundation Elective 4
ARTST Studio I Elective 4
ARTST Studio II Elective 4
ARTST Studio III Elective 4
ARTHI Any upper division art history 4

Foundation Electives

  • ARTST 206 Design for Aesthetics
  • ARTST 207 Design for Sustainability
  • ARTST 208 Design for Function
  • ARTST 210 Drawing 

Studio I Electives

  • ARTST 121 Studio I: The Creative Process
  • ARTST 122 Studio I CE: The Creative Process

Studio II Electives

  • ARTST 221 Studio II: Media and Technique
  • ARTST 222 Studio II CE: Media and Technique
  • ARTST 228 Introduction to Photography

Studio III Electives

  • ARTST 321 Studio III: Concepts
  • ARTST 370 Interdisciplinary Design Studio

Fine Art Minor Requirements

This minor can be a great supplement to a number of academic majors and to provide creative options to both the liberal arts and professional programs of study.

Fine Art Minor Requirements (20 credits)
ARTST 121 Studio I: The Creative Process 4
ARTST 206 Design for Aesthetics 4
ARTST 210 Drawing 4
ARTST 221 Studio II Elective 4
ARTST 321 Studio III: Convergence 4
ARTST 312 Art Concepts 2
ARTST 313 Art Presentation 2
Art History 270-280 4

Total       26 credits

Fine Art Minor Studio II Electives

  • ARTST 221 Studio II: Exploration
  • ARTST 206 Design for Function
  • ARTST 217 Digital Art I
  • ARTST 218 Digital Illustration I
  • ARTST 227 Photography field class I
  • ARTST 317 Digital Art II
  • ARTST 318 Digital Illustration II
  • ARTST 356 Color Photography
  • ARTST 426 Photography III

Environmental Studies: Policy, Culture, and Society Major

Environmental Studies: Policy, Culture, and Society combines an interdisciplinary core with a disciplinary concentration to explore complexities of the human relationship to the environment and to provide skills and tools to effect positive change. The Art department offers a Sustainable Design concentration in this major.