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Minors & Certificates

Undergraduate students can add breadth and diversity to their studies by complementing their degree with an academic minor or an interdisciplinary certificate program.

Learn more about eligibility, requirements, and how to apply:

Guide to Minors and Certificates (PDF)

Academic Minors

Students may choose to pursue a transcript-recognized academic minor while pursuing an undergraduate degree.

The College of Fine Arts offers three minors that may be of special interest to students interested in the arts.

Art History Minor

The Art History minor allows students to explore a range of art historical periods and cultures through a variety of survey and seminar courses.

Studio Art Minor

The Studio Art minor allows students to develop an artistic practice through coursework in a range of areas, including Painting, Drawing, Photography, Print, Sculpture, and Transmedia (video, digital media, performance).

Minor in Arts Management and Administration

The Minor in Arts Management and Administration equips students with knowledge and skills to be business and entrepreneurial leaders in the arts world. The minor combines coursework from the College of Fine Arts and the McCombs School of Business.

Certificate Programs

Transcript-recognized certificate programs offer interdisciplinary curricula that support and extend a student’s major.

The university’s School of Undergraduate Studies offers numerous certificates through its Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDPs), each of which offers a course of study that integrates classroom, research, and internship experiences.

Several BDPs that may be of interest to students pursuing degrees in fine arts:

  • Digital Arts & Media
  • Museum Studies
  • Social Entrepreneurship & Non-Profits