Art History Minor

Requirements: ART 211, 212; one course in each of the following three categories: Ancient/Medieval (ART 317, 318); Renaissance/Baroque (ART 319, 320); Modern/Contemporary (ART 323, 324, 326, 331, 332); one additional art history elective.

Studio Art Minor

Requirements: ART 101 or 102; 201 or 202; 212; 332; plus any two courses in one track
(painting,sculpture, digital arts, or ceramics).

Digital Art and Design Undergraduate Certificate

The Digital Art and Design Certificate gives students from all disciplines a unique, competitive edge by supplementing their major area of study with a series of specific digital communication and design skills, including web design, print design, digital photography, Photoshop, Illustrator, video production and 3D animation.

The Digital Art and Design Certificate will arm students with a foundation in the essential design skills and integral technical prowess needed for creating engaging forms of expressive communication necessary to insure an advantage in today’s highly competitive job market. This certificate is guided by the conviction that today’s most powerful and dynamic tools belong in the hands of CUA’s students, helping them to become more powerful and dynamic members of the new economy.


6 Course Breakdown

1 Required Course
DAD 101/ART 231 - Introduction to Digital Design: Motion Graphics & Graphic Design

1 Core Course
ART 232 - Introduction to Digital Art: Photo-Manipulation and Digital Painting
ART 236 - Time-Based Media
ART 315 - Web Design & Development
ART 329 - Digital Photography
ART 383 - Video Production
ART 386 - Intro. 3D Modeling, Printing & Animation
LSC 322/522 - Digital Content Creation and Management
MDIA 302 - Media Rhetoric and Aesthetics
ARPL 102 - Design Tools

4 Certificate Electives  
All 4 certificate electives may be additional core courses or taken from an approved list of digital production-based courses. These courses are drawn from departments and schools across the University, including Art, Architecture and Planning, Drama, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Library and Information Sciences, and Media Studies.

Further information and applications are available in the Undergraduate Office,107 McMahon Hall.

For more information contact Professor Jonathan Monaghan in the Department of Art at  or 202-319- 5282.