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Anthropologists seek to understand humans and human cultural practices, from our beginnings to the present day. Those who are trained in anthropology use biological, cultural, linguistic, and archaeological aspects to consider how and why human cultural practices and biological makeup…

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Photography Minor

Provides photographic instruction pertinent to both commercial and fine art practices. Material covered will include film and digital technology as well as various lighting techniques.

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Painting and Drawing Minor

If you are interested in discovering new ways to express yourself creatively within a supportive and collaborative environment, the Painting and Drawing minor may be ideal for you--no matter your major field of study. You’ll get hands-on experience, guided by…

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Graphic Design Minor

This is a broad minor focusing on graphic design technology and theory. In professional practice, graphic designers develop the overall layout and production design for applications such as websites, motion graphic animations, advertisements, packaging, magazines, and logos. In this minor…

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Art History Minor

Art history minor is more than just the history of art; it’s an examination of civilization, both ancient and modern. As an Art History minor, you’ll be introduced to the history of Western Civilization through an examination of images, artifacts,…

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Music Minor

A music minor is a great option for a student who is passionate about music--or at least curious about its origins and components--but who chooses to major in another field. Music is pervasive in society and in our personal lives,…

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Sculpture Minor

In professional practice, sculptors are intuitive and creative visual artists who work with a variety of materials that they carve, build, and cast to make a finished piece of art. A minor in Sculpture at AUM can provide a solid…

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Art History

Some people who thrive in a visual arts career aren’t necessarily skilled painters, sculptors or photographers. They have discovered their passion for examining and illuminating art and culture—and find it rewarding to share their knowledge and perspective with others. 

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Visual Art

The BA in Fine Art with a concentration in Visual Art produces practicing artists with versatile backgrounds, ready to enter a broad range of creative professions such as production design, multimedia design, curation, education, and more. At AUM, studio courses…

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The photographer Garry Winogrand famously said, “The problem of the artist is to state the problem.” In other words, the artist wants you to speculate and examine problems, not solve them. At AUM, we want you to learn how to…

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Painting and Drawing

Visual artists give valuable gifts to humanity by communicating their vision of not only the world as it is, but as it could be. Talent is important, but a formal art education helps you develop it so your career can…

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Graphic Design

Graphic designers communicate ideas that influence, inform, and captivate consumers. They are talented artists using a range of highly creative techniques in their graphic designs. Before they are out in the workplace, however, they need a place to grow, learn,…

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