• Students in art class

A General Art minor will complement any major you choose by expanding your creative thinking and abilities and increasing your knowledge and skills in art-making, design and art history.


  • Interdisciplinary coursework exposes you to a wide range of creative and artistic knowledge
  • Opportunities to develop your creative, artistic and design skills
  • Courses allow flexibility in tailoring to your artistic interests and applying them to specific career paths.

Career opportunities

A General Art minor can enhance any major by providing an increased knowledge and skill-set in creativity. It will also provide a basic understanding of art, design, art history and creativity. This knowledge can enhance a variety of professional endeavors as well as personal creativity.

Transferring to Fresno Pacific

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Course listing

General Education Prerequisite (6 Units)

ART 140Drawing I3
ART 150Principles of Design3

Required Core Course (21 Units)

ART 120Painting I3
ART 170Sculpture I3
ART 180Ceramics I3
ART 350History of Western Art I3
ART 355History of Western Art II3
ART 370Life by Design3

Select one course from the list below

ART 320Painting II3
ART 325Modern and Contemporary Art3
ART 330Art and Religion3
ART 340Drawing II3
ART 365Color Theory3
ART 380Ceramics II3
ART 440Exhibition and Gallery Design3
ART 460World Art3
ART 475Career Development3

Program director

Rebecca McMillen portrait
Rebecca McMillen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Program Director, Art, Division Chair, Visual and Performing Arts