School of Fine and Performing Arts

Minor in Studio Art

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Why Choose Studio Art?

A minor in studio art will allow you to complement other academic interests with creative and artistic practice. Consider this minor if you wish to develop artistic and conceptual skills while expanding your understanding of aesthetics and visual literacy. Enjoy this program’s flexibility that allows you to either survey several studio practices or concentrate in a specific medium.


Earn your degree from Wright State’s School of Fine and Performing Arts and go on to an exciting career in education, commercial art and photography, museum and gallery administration, or fine arts. Successful graduates of our programs have found rewarding careers in many non-art related fields as well. Recent graduates have been accepted into a number of prestigious M.F.A. programs, including those at Boston University, University of Pennsylvania, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Georgia, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the University of New Hampshire.

Real-World Experience

You can apply and refine the skills you’ve acquired through coursework in real-world situations at Wright State. Expand your sense of how and where an education in the visual arts can be applied through area arts organizations and internships.

Success Stories

Matthew Helton, a fine art and photography student at Wright State University, has his work displayed in the same space as the artists he looked up to.
A Wright State alumna helped the Dayton Red Cross chapter celebrate its 100th anniversary in a large way.

Academics and Curriculum

View the Minor in Studio Art program information and requirements in the Academic Catalog.


To declare a Studio Art Minor, consult with your academic advisor. Students must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 to be accepted into the minor.


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