MICA's Book Arts Concentration is an interdisciplinary framework that allows students an opportunity to study the complexities of the book as a material object and conveyor of artistic meaning.
The concentration recognizes those students majoring in all areas who have completed a total of 15 credits as prescribed by the concentration guidelines. Book Arts is an interdisciplinary concentration. It compliments and shares courses from many departments and provides a unique opportunity to broaden and select a course of study within the context of book studies. Students receive acknowledgment on their MICA transcript after completing the concentration. Students wishing to declare the concentration should do so in their sophomore year, working with their MICA advisor on planning course selections and follow up with the Chair of their department. After graduation, students with a book concentration can continue seeking advanced degrees in library science, conservation, museum studies, and digital publication. A simple grouping of courses fulfills the criteria in the following manner.