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Art History Minor

The minor in Art History is an enrichment program for students desiring recognition of accomplishments in the visual arts without the commitment required for a major in art.

What can you do with this minor?

Students will be prepared to work professionally in a field that may benefit from expanded study in the visual arts or art history.

Degree Requirements

For complete minor requirements, follow this link.

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At ESU, students take an active role in developing the cultural experience of Emporia. You’ll get opportunities to display your work, both within your department and to the wider Emporia State and Emporia communities. Our campus galleries, the Norman R. Eppink and the Gilson Memorial Gallery hold student and faculty exhibits throughout the semester that are open to the public. In the Emporia community, the First Friday Art Walk, started by alum Kaila Mock, often features student work.

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ESU has the only glass forming program in the state of Kansas and the only engraving bachelor’s program in the world! With dedicated studios and opportunities to learn from professional artists, Emporia State helps you to explore the conceptual as well as technical side of your craft.

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Scholarships are available to you throughout your artistic career at Emporia State. You may be eligible for talent awards from the Department of Art and general ESU scholarships through the Office of Financial Aid and Veterans Services.

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