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Minor in Art & Design

Make creative problem solving, hands-on making, and visual communication a part of your education.

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For stu­dents inter­ested in design think­ing, visual com­po­si­tion, work­ing col­lab­o­ra­tively, crit­i­cal think­ing and analy­sis, and gain­ing skills with tools and tech­niques rel­e­vant to a wide range of mate­r­ial processes, the Stamps School offers an eigh­teen-credit minor in stu­dio art and design to stu­dents in the fol­low­ing programs:

  • Lit­er­a­ture, Sci­ence and the Arts (LSA)
  • School of Music The­atre and Dance
  • School of Information
  • Col­lege of Engineering
  • Taub­man Col­lege of Archi­tec­ture and Urban Planning
  • Ross School of Business
  • School of Kinesiology
  • School of Pub­lic Health

See full infor­ma­tion below, and con­tact Kristy Watkins with any questions.

How to Earn a Minor in Art & Design

Minor Poli­cies

  • The minor is open to all under­grad­u­ates who are not Stamps Majors and who have already declared a major
  • A port­fo­lio is not required
  • All course­work must be selected from the list of approved courses
  • Test or trans­fer cred­its may not be used to meet the require­ments of the minor
  • Stu­dents may not elect the pass/​fail grad­ing option for courses included in the minor
  • A max­i­mum of one course may be shared between the require­ments of a minor and a major
  • A stu­dent must earn an over­all GPA of at least 2.0 in the minor, includ­ing any pre­req­ui­sites nec­es­sary for com­ple­tion of the minor
  • Stu­dents may not add, com­plete, or declare a minor after graduation