2017-2018

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
Workshop in Creative and Critical Practice

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
Modern Art in Europe 1880-1945
Landscape, Visual Culture and Ecology
Interdisciplinary
Introduction to the Environmental Humanities
Global Art History Before 1850
African Popular Culture
Issues in Arts Administration
Women and the Creative Imagination
Impressionism and Post Impressionism
The Graphic Novel
Political Satire
Friendship and Intimacy in the Age of Social Media
Sociology of Innovation and Creativity

Studio/Workshop Courses

Design in Contemporary Culture
Drawing Studio
Ecological Art and Design
Digital Studio Workshop
Digital Photography
Studies of the Book: Paper, Collage and Book Making
Poetry Writing Workshop
Fiction Writing Workshop
Creative 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).