Art

Book Arts Minor

24 Credits Required

Required (16 credits):

All of the following are required:

  • ART 118 Design: 2D/4D (4) Fall and Spring
  • ART 239 Intro to Design & Letterpress (4) Spring
  • ENGL 315 Publishing and Editing (4) Spring
  • ART 397* Internship (4) Any Semester
Electives (8 credits)

At least two of the following:

  • ART 218 Intro to Computer Art (4) Fall and Spring
  • ART 224 Intro to Printmaking (4) Fall and Spring
  • ART 227 Handmade Photography (4) Occasionally
  • ART 233D Intro to Artist Books (4) Every 3rd Semester
  • ART 233L Hand Papermaking (2 or 4) Every Other Fall
  • ART243A Intro to Graphic Design (4) Fall and Spring
  • ART 271/371* ILP (Only 1 Allowed) (4) Fall and Spring
  • ENGL 213/313 Creative Writing (4) Fall and Spring

* 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).

Internship Possibilities

(This list is not exhaustive.)

On-Campus:

  • Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
  • Literary Arts Institute
  • Liturgical Press

Off-Campus:

  • Book Mobile
  • Bruno Press
  • Graywolf Press
  • Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Notes:
  • Art Minors can use ART118 to fulfill requirements in both minors.
  • English Majors/Minors can double-count one English class to fulfill requirements.
Submit Any Questions to the Book Arts Minor Coordinators: Rachel Melis and Scott Murphy

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

Sam Johnson
Chair, Art Department
320-363-5134

Marie Reszel
Department Coordinator
320-363-5036