Minor in Art

The 24-unit Minor in Art is offered for students who wish to pursue a secondary interest in art on a structured basis. Students may elect to complete a Minor in Art if it is possible to complete the minor and current major within 120 units.

Students wishing to declare a minor in art must fill out the form for adding a minor. Students need to see a School of Art faculty adviser to obtain their signature on the add/change of minor form before the form can be submitted to the School of Art office for the chair's signature.

For students transferring from other institutions, a minimum of twelve units in residence is required.

Total for Minor in Art: 24 units

  • Lower Division Art Courses (200 level) 6 units:
  • 3 units of art history
  • 3 units of studio
  • Upper Division Art Courses (300 and above) 18 units:
  • 3 units of art history
  • 15 units of studio or rt history

How do I declare a Minor in Art?

Any student interested in changing their major to art or adding the art minor must:

  1. Attend a degree information session to learn more about the major/minor (held during fall and spring semesters only).
  2. Attend a change of major/add minor session.
  3. Juniors and Seniors must complete course requirements outlined below.
Fall 2017 Degree Information Sessions

Thursday, September 7, 12:30 – 1:30, FA 296
Thursday, November 30, 12:30 – 1:30, FA 296

Fall 2017 Change of Major/Add Minor Paperwork Sessions (only students who have attended an information session can complete paperwork at the following meetings)

Thursday, September 21, 12:30 – 1:00, FA 296
Thursday, December 14, 12:30 – 1:00, FA 296

We do not hold information sessions during the summer and winter.

You must RSVP to attend sessions. Please email sch_art@sfsu.edu your name, rank (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior) and whether you are interested in the major or minor. Students must attend an information session before they can RSVP and attend the paperwork session.