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Minor in Art

Why Earn Your Art Minor at Saint Leo University?

Art trains us how to see and interpret our world. With an Art minor, you’ll learn basics in painting and drawing techniques, art history and visual communication. Creative people ignite careers in design, business, computer science, medicine, theology, education and social science.

The minor in art is designed for rigorous intellectual development, personal enrichment, and employment in the creative arts.

Learning Experience:
Est. Time to Complete:
4 years
Credit Hours:
18 hours
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Undergraduate Art Program Details

Why Choose a minor in Art? Art trains us how to see and interpret our world. With an Art minor, you’ll learn basics in painting and drawing techniques, art history and visual communication

Learn Your Way: 

Online, On Campus, or Near You

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  • What are the on-campus facilities like?

    Students who pursue their degrees at Saint Leo’s main campus near sunny Tampa Bay, Florida, join a community of enthusiastic learners just like them. 

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  • What are the benefits of earning your art degree online?

    Saint Leo University’s online learning experience provides a well-rounded education with the flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs. We know our students have lives outside school, and we seek to meet them where they are. Online students can count on receiving excellent academics as well as opportunities for hands-on learning.

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  • Taking online classes has afforded me the opportunity to learn while maintaining a job. They give me some flexibility to study at times that work more cohesively with my schedule and allow me to utilize resources such as the library 24 hours a day.

    Bentley Streat | Hayes, VA

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Are education centers near you offering art degree programs?

You may also choose to pursue your degree through one of our education centers, which merge a traditional in-person education with the flexibility to match your lifestyle. Education centers offer eight-week academic terms as well as evening and weekend classes. 

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Career Outlook

No matter which learning experience you choose, you will receive plenty of professional development opportunities, industry knowledge from expert professors, and support from the Saint Leo community. All this together means that you will be ready for a successful career or continued studies upon graduation.

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  • How will you gain real experience?

    Art in action

    At Saint Leo, you're surrounded by opportunities to see visual art—whether you’re at the Tampa Museum of Art, the Ybor City Art Walk, St. Petersburg’s public art-lined streets, or one of the many galleries and studio spaces clustered in the Downtown Arts District in Orlando.

    Co-curricular activities

    Learn about layout and design as a contributor to Sandhill Review literary magazine and The Lions' Pride student newspaper.

Campus performances

How would you like to perform in or design the set for the next Saint Leo production? Theater courses are not part of the art minor, but creative opportunities abound outside the classroom for any student interested in getting involved. In the past we've done Alice Through the Looking Glass, Guys and Dolls, Once on This Island and Dirty Deeds at the Depot.

College of Arts & Sciences

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  • The College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Leo University offers students a broad education that lays a durable foundation for critical and independent thinking. The essential spirit of the liberal arts is a cornerstone of the varied degree programs. From biology to English to sociology, students enjoy a nice selection of in-demand degree programs for all interests.

    Learning takes place both in and out of the classroom. Students travel to Europe through our cultural immersion courses, research unique plant species while trekking through the Peruvian Amazon, and attend film screenings and poetry readings. With highly experienced professors who bring a wealth of practical knowledge to the classroom, students are prepared to work in a variety of rewarding fields. The College supports more than 30 degree programs across University Campus, education centers in five states, and online.

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