Students who minor in Art will discover a wealth of opportunities to explore and develop their artistic abilities.


The Dorothy Meyer Ziv Art & Design Building houses spacious studios with abundant natural light, Wi-Fi, late hours and the Studio San Giuseppe, an art gallery that welcomes students and visitors with engaging professional exhibitions, as well as with faculty and student exhibits.


We encourage you to explore cooperative education work assignments in you concentration. Majors from all academic departments are eligible to study or intern abroad through an agreement with AIFS (American Institute for Foreign Study) and Richmond University, London. We also encourage students to participate in Service Learning, a reflective educational experience unique to the Mount in which you can earn academic credit for meaningful community service activities, like involvement with Working in Neighborhoods (WIN) or Habitat for Humanity.


Program Requirements

Hours: 21


Minor courses - 9 hours

ART 101 Drawing I (3) CAM
ART 103 2D Design (3) CAM
ART 121 World Art History (3) CAM


Choose one of the following - 3 hours

ART 106 3D Design (3) CAM
ART 140 Ceramics (3) CAM
ART 304 Sculpt Wkshp:Figure Modeling (3)


Choose three additional ART prefix courses - 9 hours

Residency requirement: 6 hours
Minimum grade of C in all minor courses.


News and Updates

Stay up to date with the most recent art program news and events; visit the Department of Art and Design page. 


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Additional Resources

  Faculty and Staff
John Griffith

Department Chair, Art & Design


Loyola Walter
Associate Professor


Kurt Grannan
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design


Swati Chopra
Assistant Professor


Cecelia Dorger
Adjunct Faculty

Sylvia Dick
Adjunct Faculty


Susan Ruttle Lawrence
Adjunct Faculty



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Department of Art and Design

A wealth of opportunities to explore and develop artistic abilities.