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Successful completion of the Art Foundation Program is a prerequisite for the minor. Eligible students may apply for the minor following the successful completion (with a minimum grade of C) of one of the introductory 200-level studios listed below.

Course Title Hours
Complete two from the list of introductory craft and material studies studios:8
Woodworking Techniques
Introduction to Ceramics
Introduction to Glass Fabrication
Introduction to Textiles
Complete a minimum of nine credits in upper-level craft and material studies studios.9
Complete a minimum of one additional credti in 200- to 400-level craft and material studies studio.1
Total Hours18