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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Book Arts Minor

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Ms. Dawn M. McCusker, Coordinator
Phone: (540) 568-6500

Dr. Karin Tollefson-Hall, Coordinator
Phone: (540) 568-4304


The minor in book arts is a cross disciplinary program designed to broaden students’ understanding of the value and role of the art of the book in general culture while enhancing written and visual creativity, artistic production, and the ability to think independently. Students enrolled in any degree program may minor in book arts by completing a minimum of 21 credit hours. The student’s minor program is subject to the approval of the School of Art, Design and Art History director.

A total of nine credit hours may be double counted between the minor and the major.

Minor Requirements

Students may select a minor from the following areas. A minimum of 18 credit hours is required for any minor. The art minors attempt to:

  • Broaden students’ understandings of the value and role of the visual arts in general culture.
  • Deepen their appreciation for personal artistic production.
  • Enhance their creativity and ability to think independently.


Total: 21 Credit Hours

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