Art

Book Arts Minor

24 Credits Minimum

Required (16 credits):

All of the following.

  • ART 118 Design 2D/4D (4)
  • ART 239 Art of the Printed Book (4)
  • HIST 374 From Books to Bytes (4)
  • ART 397 Internship (4)
Electives (8 credits):

At least two of the following.

  • ART 218 Computer Art 1 (4)
  • ART 224 Printmaking - Intaglio or Relief (4)
  • ART 233 Artist Books (4)
  • ART 233 Printmaking (2)
  • ART 233 Handmade Photography (4)
  • ART 233 Hand Papermaking  (4)
  • ART 271/371 ILP (Only 1 allowed) (4)
  • ENGL 213/313 Creative Writing (4)
  • ENGL 315 Publishing and Editing (4)

ILPs and Internships must be approved by the Book Arts Coordinator. (In some cases, an ILP or Internship may also be done through the English Department).

Note:
  • Art Minors – can use ART118 to fulfill requirements in both minors.
  • English Majors/Minors – can double-count one English class to fulfill requirements.
Internship possibilities:

This list is not exhaustive.

  • On-Campus – Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Literary Arts Institute, Liturgical Press
  • Off-Campus – Book Mobile, Bruno Press, Cave Paper, Graywolf Press, Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Suggested first semester program of study:
  • CORE 100 or HONR 100
  • Foreign Language or other Core requirement (4)
  • ART 108 Introduction to Western Art History (4)
  • FA and/or ART 118, Design 2D/4D (4)

Book Arts Minor Coordinators:
  • Rachel Melis
  • Scott Murphy
Contact the Art Department
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Sam Johnson
Chair, Art Department
320-363-5134