University Catalog 2005-2006

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 total 4 credits.

102 Experiencing the Arts (3:1:2) Reserved for high school students enrolled in CVPA. 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. Covers planning, programming, presentation, funding, and communications involved in manag-ing visual and performing arts. Includes guest speakers, case analyses, and semester-long individual and group projects.

308 Cross-Cultural Arts Appreciation (3:3:0) Provides cumulative arts experience by tying subject matter to one of the major cultural productions of the Center for the Arts. Subject matter varies with each offering. May be repeated for maximum 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 maximum 6 credits when taken under different topics.

489 Field Experience in the Arts (3-6:0:0)Prerequisite: junior standing and completion of 6 credits in CVPA courses in area of residency, CVPA 305, or permission of instructor. Apprenticeship, internship, or project with an organization or individual in the arts, providing an introductory working and learning experience in the field. Must be prearranged with division director prior to enrollment. May be repeated for maximum 6 credits.

499 Research/Performance/Topics in the Arts (3-6:0:0) Advanced research, performance, or exploration of topical studies in arts. May be repeated for maximum 6 credits.

592 Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Arts Studies (13:3:0) Prerequisite: undergraduate degree or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Topics in interdisciplinary arts. May be repeated for maximum 12 credits.

599 Independent Study (1-6:1-6:0) Prerequisite: undergraduate degree or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Independent reading, performance, or research on a specific project under direction of selected faculty member. May include attendance in parallel undergraduate course. May be repeated for total 12 credits.