2014-2015

Creative and Applied Arts Concentration

Creative and Applied Arts Concentration Requirements

A total of six classes are required for the concentration.

Creativity and the Arts
One analytical/theoretical course
One studio course
Two additional courses from the analytical/theoretical offerings or studio offerings, one of which may be at the 200 level
Senior Practicum

Analytical/Theoretical Courses

Literary/Dramatic genres
Studies in Poetry
Studies in Drama
Music
Introduction to World Music
Introduction to Studies in Jazz
Popular Music and Culture
Anthropology of Music Industries
Visual Arts
Introduction to Visual Culture
Studies of the Book: Paper, Collage and Book Making
Philosophy of Art
Landscape, Visual Culture and Ecology
Special Topics in Literary and Cultural Studies (The Locations of Culture: Histories of Art)
Special Topics in Literary and Cultural Studies (Modern Art in Europe: 1880-1945)
Special Topics in Literary and Cultural Studies (Late Nineteenth Century Art in France: Impressionism and Post Impressionism)
Interdisciplinary
African Popular Culture
Women and the Creative Imagination
The Graphic Novel
Political Satire

Studio/Workshop Courses

Design in Contemporary Culture
Drawing Studio
Environmental Art Studio
Digital Studio Workshop
Digital Photography
Studies of the Book: Paper, Collage and Book Making
Poetry Writing Workshop
Fiction Writing Workshop
Advanced Poetry Writing

Internships, Study Abroad, and Directed Studies

With chair approval, a student may pursue their interest in the arts through an internship with an arts organization, a directed study, or work on a project during study abroad focused on creative production or the arts. Some SIE trips emphasizing the creative arts may also be applicable to this concentration (with chair approval).