Students who enter the Art program at Fairmont State University will have a number of exciting specialized classes in addition to their general studies requirements.

Studio Art

18 semester hours are required for a minor in studio art. 

Choose six hours of Art History courses, and twelve hours of studio work courses (pre-requisite required).

Art History

18 Semester hours are required for a minor in art history

Required (6 hrs): 

  • Design I: 2D (3 hrs)
  • Foundations of Drawing (3 hrs)

Select (12 hrs):

Students may select 12 hours from classes in gallery management, and art history in the following periods: "Prehistory to 1450"; "1450-1750"; "1750-1950" and "Since 1950".