Academic Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    May 29, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2023-2024

Art, Science, and Innovation Minor


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Faculty: Brand, Burleigh, Jennings, Rich, Thomas

The Art, Science, and Innovation minor is a program in the Visual and Performing Arts Area of Study.
Art, Science, and Innovation minors may not major in Studio Art.

Art, Science, and Innovation Minor Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with an Art, Science, and Innovation Minor will be able to:

  • Identify some cultural influences of science and technology
  • Engage in scientific and technological ideation from a humanistic and aesthetic point of view
  • Consider the ethics, politics, and cultural implications of scientific, technological and artistic developments in diverse contexts
  • Produce and/or analyze creative works that include scientific and technological aspects

The Art, Science, and Innovation Minor

The Art, Science, and Innovation minor consists of 24 credits. At graduation, Art, Science, and Innovation minors must have a GPA of at least 2.0 in the minor. The calculation is based on the grades of all courses taken at Allegheny on a letter grade basis for the minor. Only the most recent grade is considered for courses that have been repeated. All courses for the minor must be taken on the letter grade basis. Under exceptional circumstances, one additional course taken Credit/No Credit may be presented for the minor with permission of the chair of the department. Typically, this exception is made when a student has taken a course CR/NC before declaring a minor in the department. A maximum of 4 transfer courses may be counted toward the minor requirements.  

Core A - Introduction to Art Mediums


Must complete ANY TWO of the following (8 credits)

Core B - Science Electives


Must complete 4 credits from the following departments: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science (not including ENVSC 352 ), Geology, Mathematics (MATH 151  or above), Neuroscience (NEURO 110  and NEURO 120 ), Psychology, or Physics

Core D - Advanced (MUST Complete 8 Credits)


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