Art Major and Minor

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Fast Facts: Art Major and Minor

  • The perfect program for students who are passionate about creating art and in reflecting on its relevance and importance in today's world.
  • Program prepares each student to develop his or her own unique voice as a visual artist within a medium of his or her choice.
  • Small classes, with many taught by PoLin Kosuth, an internationally renowned artist.
  • Students can choose from painting/drawing, graphic design or photography concentrations within the program.

Program Requirements

Major: 38 credits
Minor: 22 credits


While internships are not mandatory, students are encouraged to seek them. Students have interned at regional arts councils and graphic design majors often participate in internships at advertising agencies.  


Students who majored in art have gone on to work in a variety of professions, including architecture, education, art therapy, graphic design and the fine arts. Others have gone on to pursue graduate degrees.

Pair with a Language

Boost your brain power and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, French, German, Latin, Ojibwe, Russian and Spanish.

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  • "The art program here allows students and teachers creatively grow together. I worked closely with talented, successful artists who brought their real-world knowledge and experience to the classroom. I loved the small classes and the relationships I built with my classmates and instructors."

    – Whitley Mike, ‘12