The Art Minor at Lake Erie College consists of 15-16 semester credits and gives a coherent understanding of the art discipline. This minor requires you take the following courses:
AT 102 Design (3 Credit Hours)
A foundation course providing a working understanding of basic two-dimensional design principles in black and white and color, with emphasis on formal elements and principles of art.
AT 103 Dimensional Design (3 Credit Hours)
The class provides students with an understanding of three-dimensional design principles. Learn elements and principles of three-dimensional art, as well as techniques and materials used to create three-dimensional processes.
AT 240 Art History I (3 Credit Hours)
This art history class teaches Western, Ancient and Romanesque art history alongside the history of non-western civilizations.
AT 241 Art History II (3 Credit Hours)
This history class combines the study of Western, Gothic, and Early Renaissance art history, alongside the history of art in non-western civilizations.
In addition, students wishing to pursue an Art Minor should take 3 or 4 semester credits from the following list of courses:
AT 110 Drawing I (3 Semester Hours)
This course teaches and strengthens the many skills needed to make drawings, such as observational, comparison, hand, conceptual and creative skills.
AT 114 Sculpture I (3 Semester Hours)
This course teaches the fundamental, basic concepts and techniques used to create sculpture art.
AT 202 Painting I (4 Semester Hours)
Painting I teaches the basic techniques, including stretching and priming canvas, work with paints and media, and color. Students will also work to improve their drawing, compositional, and conceptual skills.
AT 205 Ceramics I (4 Semester Hours)
This course is the study of the basic techniques that go into creating ceramic art, including hand building techniques, the potter's wheel, glazing and decoration.
AT 206 Photography I (3 Semester Hours)
In this course, students will study black and white photography, including the use of a 35mm camera. Students will study darkroom techniques and compositional skills.