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College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA)
College of Visual and Performing Arts
101 Arts Pass (2:2:0). Introduction to appreciation of the arts through lecture-demonstration in visual art, music, dance, and theater. Emphasis on aesthetic principles in modern society. Students attend performances and exhibitions and develop analytical skills through written journal and discussion. May be repeated for a total of four credits.
102 Experiencing the Arts (3:1:2). Course reserved for high school students who are enrolled in the Institute of the Arts Summer Academy. Introduction to collaborative and interdisciplinary arts experiences in visual art, music, dance, theater, film, and media through daily intensive immersion in the arts for two and one half weeks. Not repeatable. Satisfactory/no credit.
305 Seminar in Arts Management (3:3:0). Prerequisite: Junior standing, admission to the arts administration minor, or permission of instructor. Seminar course that involves the planning, programming, presentation, funding, and communications involved in managingthe visual and performing arts. Course includes guest speakers, case analyses, and semester-long individual and groupprojects.
308 Cross-Cultural Arts Appreciation (3:3:0). Gives students a cumulative arts experience by tying the subject matter of the course to one of the major cultural productions of the Center for the Arts. Subject matter varies with each offering. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits when taken under different topics.
399 Special Topics in the Arts (3-6:3-6:0). In-depth presentation and exploration of topical studies on the arts. Subject matter varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits when taken under different topics.
489 Field Experience in the Arts (3-6:0:0). Prerequisite: Junior standing and completion of six credits in CVPA courses in the area of residency, CVPA 305, or permission of instructor. An apprenticeship, internship, or project with an organization in the arts or with an individual in the arts, providing an introductory working and learning experience in the field. Must be prearranged with the division director prior to enrollment. May be repeated for a maximum of 6credits.
499 Research/Performance/Topics in the Arts (3-6:0:0). Advanced research, performance, or exploration of topical studies in the arts. May be repeated for a maximum of 6credits.
592 Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Arts Studies (13:3:0). Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree or equiva lent, or permission of instructor Topics in interdisciplinary arts. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
599 Independent Study (1-6:1-6:0). Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Independent reading, performance, and/or research on a specific project under the direction of a selected faculty member. May include attendance in a parallel undergraduate course. May be repeated for a total of twelve credits.