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The department offers a variety of minors each with its own requirements, core courses, and electives. A minimum of eight semester hours must be taken within the department to complete a minor in art, arts administration or photography.
An art minor may emphasize either studio art or art history:
ART 100 will be accepted for the art minor.
An arts administration minor may emphasize either music or art AND management or communications.
A minor in photography requires five courses from the following:
ART 391 is strongly recommended.
A music minor consists of four music history/theory courses (two at the 200 level) and one elective in music history, theory, or performance. A minimum of 12 semester hours must be taken within the department to complete a minor in music.
The Colleges of the Fenway minor in performing arts integrates performing experiences with classroom study of the performing arts: dance, music, theater, and performance art. The minor includes study, observation, and practice of the performing arts. It consists of Introduction to Performing Arts, three discipline-specific courses (dance, music and theater), and one upper-level course, as well as three semesters of an approved performance ensemble. Contact Professor Gregory Slowik, the Simmons College performing arts advisor, for more information.