Academic Catalog and Handbooks

2023-2024 Edition

Book Arts Minor

24 credits required 

ART 118Design: 2D/4D4
ART 239Introduction to Graphic Design and Letterpress Printing4
ART 397Internship4
HIST (From Books to Bytes)
8 credits from the following8
Introduction to Computer Art
Introduction to Printmaking
Handmade Photography
Introduction to Artist's Books (Artist Books)
Printmaking (Handmade Paper)
Individual Learning Project (ILP, only one allowed, 4 credits)
Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry
Advanced Creative Writing
ENGL 315
Total Hours20

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 ART 118 Design: 2D/4D to fulfill requirements in both minors. English Majors/Minors: can double-count one English class to fulfill requirements.

Additional Requirements: 

General Education Requirements: 

All undergraduate students must complete the requirements of the Integrations Curriculum (IC) which is designed to ensure all of our students receive a liberal arts education. Please review details of the Integrations Curriculum requirements here

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the Integrations Curriculum, all undergraduate students must meet the following minimum degree requirements to earn their degree from CSB and SJU. 

      Credits:  124 total credits, 40 of which must be from upper division coursework
           GPA:   2.0 or higher* 
Residency:   At least 24 of your last 32 credits must be completed at CSB/SJU

Please visit Graduation under the Academic Policies and Regulations portion of the catalog for additional details regarding degree requirements.

* Cumulative GPA as well as major(s)/minor(s) GPA. Please note some majors/minors may require a higher GPA to earn their degree.