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  Sep 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Bulletin

Art and the Environment Minor


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Art and the Environment Minor Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete a minor in Art and the Environment should be able to:

  1. Integrate knowledge from within contemporary ecoart practices, environmental studies, and cultural activism with a goal of developing original solutions to local environmental and community challenges;
  2. Actively engage in development of community-based and/or ecoart solutions to local problems;
  3. Exhibit familiarity with contemporary ecoart and community-based theory and practice.

The Art and the Environment Minor

ENVSC 110 - Introduction to Environmental Science  and ART 156 - Introduction to Studio Art: Art and the Environment  must be taken at the outset. Additional courses are to be chosen from each of three categories, including Scientific Perspectives, Social Issues, and Creative Arts. The synthesis course * ARTEN 301 - Envisioning Environmental Futures  must be taken as the culminating experience. A minimum of 24 credits is required for the minor. When appropriate, alternative courses may be used to fulfill the requirements below and must be negotiated in consultation with the student’s advisor and the minor steering committee. Potential substitutions should be negotiated before they are undertaken.

Because this minor is interdivisional, students may complete any major to satisfy the college requirement that the major and minor be in different divisions.

Requirements (24 Credits Minimum):


Foundation Sequence:


Take BOTH of the following courses:

Perspectives Sequence:


Take one course from each of the three following categories. (Note: Special Topics classes may provide appropriate substitutions and students may petition the coordinator as needed in advance of taking the class)

Capstone Course:


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