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Fine Arts Minor

The Fine Arts Department awards a minor for advanced work in studio art, art history, music, theatre arts, film studies, or computer graphics to full-time students not majoring in fine arts.

Minor Requirements

  1. Full-time, degree-candidate status at Saint Anselm College.
  2. Formal registration and acceptance into the minor should be completed not later than the first semester of the junior year.
  3. A minimum cumulative grade point average of "C+" is required at the time of registration.
  4. Successful completion of five courses, including either Introduction to Art, or Introduction to Music and Musicians, or with permission an art or music history course; three courses specific to the student's area of concentration (studio art, art history, music, theatre arts, film or computer graphics); and one course in a related field, chosen in consultation with the director of the minor. No course for which a grade of less than "C" is earned will be accepted toward the minor.
  5. A final project consisting of either a comprehensive critical or historical paper, or an oral/visual presentation of a research project related to the arts, a concert or a portfolio, accompanied by a written rationale.
  6.  A comprehensive oral examination including presentation of the final project.