Jun 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students

Fine Arts Minor

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The minor in Fine Arts is intended to deepen an appreciation for and encourage a lifelong engagement in the fine arts, including painting, sculpture, photography, music, film, drama, and creative writing. As participation in fine arts courses, both in practice and in theory, stimulates creative thinking, such as intelligence, medicine, and law, and develops problem solving skills that are applicable to other areas of study, this minor is meant to round out The Citadel experience. Students are also encouraged to engage with the broader artistic community of Charleston through participation in events, internships, exhibitions, and performances.

Knowledge and/or Skills to be Achieved:

Through the foundation courses in art and music, the student will gain a broad understanding of the cultural and historical significance of the fine arts as well as applied knowledge of a variety of artistic mediums. Further courses develop the student’s interest in more specific areas, such as musical performance, emphasis on a particular visual medium, or internships in local arts organizations.

This minor may not be approved for Education or English Majors unless required courses for their major do no overlap more than two classes with the minor requirements.

Structure of the Minor:

Choose Two Introductory Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Choose Three Additional Elective Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Including at least two at or above the 300 level.

*Courses related to the Fine Arts in other departments may be considered and approved by the English, Fine Arts, and Communications Department Chair.

Total Credit Hours Required:

15, at least 9 of which must be completed at The Citadel or in a Citadel Study Abroad Program

For further information, please contact the Director of Fine Arts or the Department Chair of English, Fine Arts, and Communications.

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