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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Arts Production and Performance, B.A.


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Arts Production and Performance


The Arts Production and Performance major is a program of study which combines a liberal arts education with a focus on the development of the skills that are needed for artistic production in a chosen area of artistic emphasis.  Upon choosing and completing an area of emphasis, a student will also satisfy the completion of an arts Minor. The program provides students with the opportunity to deeply study a specific artistic discipline while developing a knowledge of aesthetic principles and how they apply to all artistic endeavors. Graduates of the program are equipped to successfully produce and promote artistic works; from others and themselves. Through training in performance, graduates also complete the program with the enhanced self-confidence, self-discipline, creativity, and facility with project management which are prized in any profession

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, the graduate will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in Arts Production and Performance and will:

  • Articulate the fundamental aesthetic principles underlying the visual and performing arts.
  • Synthesize creative works from various media to clearly establish a primary mood and theme.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of management and legal concepts and concerns prevalent in arts organizations.
  • Create or perform artistic works in a chosen discipline and medium which reflect aesthetic principles. 
  • Use a variety of technologies for the creation of images and sound.
  • Explain the importance of the arts in living a joyful human life and how the arts can be used in the service of others.

Admission Criteria

Candidates for admission to the Arts Production and Performance major are required to:

  • Achieve a grade of “C” or higher in all major requirements taken prior to admission to the major.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00.
  • Make formal application to the major, preferably in the Fall semester of the sophomore year.

Progression Criteria/Degree Requirements

Progression in the Arts Production and Performance major leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree requires the student to:

  • Receive a minimum grade of “C” in every major course requirement.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA.
  • Complete a minimum of 123 credits.

Internship Requirement

Students are required to complete a minimum of three (3) credits of internship experience in settings related to Arts Production and Performance. See  A&S 495   in the Course Descriptions  section of this catalog for specific details pertaining to this experience.

Major Requirements: 67 Credits


Major Electives: 9 Credits


Any Art [ART], Music [MUS], or Theater [THEA] courses; or any courses eligible to complete the major or an area of emphasis which have not been used already in the major or an area of emphasis.

Area of Emphasis: 27 Credits


Each student must complete ONE of the following Areas of Emphasis:

Art Emphasis


Music Emphasis


NOTE:


* Satisfies the FINE ARTS CORE requirement.

** Satisfies the ENGLISH LITERATURE CORE requirement. Should ENG 220  be used for the Core, students may fulfill the total credits needed with three General Elective credits of their choosing.

Suggested 4-Year Plan: Art Emphasis 123 credits


Freshman Fall (16 credits)

Freshman Spring (15 credits)

ART 101 or ART 102 or ART103 3 credits ART 101 or ART 102 or ART 103 3 credits
ARTPP180 3 credits ENG 102 3 credits
ENG101 3 credits HIST CORE or THEO 104 3 credits
INT 101 3 credits Major Elective 3 credits
MATH Core or Developmental 3 credits Social Science or MATH Core 3 credits
THEO 104 or HIST CORE 3 credits  

Sophomore Fall (16/17 credits)

Sophomore Spring (15/16 credits)

ART 280 3 credits ART Emphasis Elective 3 credits
ENG Literature Core 3 credits CDM 115 or CMD 117 3 credits
HUM 200 3 credits MUS 101 3 credits
MUS 111 3 credits PHIL 102 3 credits or Science Core 4 credits
PHIL 102 3 credits  or Science Core 4 credits Foreign Language 102 3 credits
Foreign Language 101 3 credits  

Junior Fall (15 credits)

Junior Spring (15 credits)

ART Emphasis Elective 3 credits ART Emphasis Elective 3 credits
ARTPP 380 3 credits ART Emphasis 300+ 3 credits
CDM 272 3 credits A&S Internship 3 credits
THEA 103 3 credits PHIL 200+ or THEO200+ 3 credits
THEO 200+ or PHIL 200+ 3 credits Social Science or General Elective 3 credits

Senior Fall (15 credits)

Senior Spring (15 credits)

ART Emphasis Elective 3 credits ART Emphasis 300+ 3 credits
ART Emphasis 300+ 3 credits ARTPP 460 3 credits
Major Elective 3 credits Major Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits General Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits General Elective 3 credits

 

Suggested 4-Year Plan: Music Emphasis 123 Credits (using 1-credit MUS courses)


Freshman Fall (16 credits)

Freshman Spring (17 credits)

ARTPP 180 3 credits ART 103 or MUS 103 3 credits
ENG 101 3 credits ENG 102 3 credits
INT101 1 credits HIST Core or THEO 104 3 credits
MATH Core or Developmental 3 credits MUS 101 3 credits
MUS 111 1 credit Social Science or Math Core 3 credits
MUS 1_1 Lesson 1 credit MUS 1_2 Lesson 1 credit
MUS 1_1 Ensemble 1 credit MUS 1_2 Ensemble 1 credit
THEO 104 or HIST Core 3 credits  

Sophomore Fall (15/16 credits)

Sophomore Spring (15/16 credits)

ENG Literature Core 3 credits CDM 115 or CDM 117 3 credits
HUM 200 3 credits MUS 103 or ART 103 3 credits
PHIL 102 3 credits or Science Core 4 credits PHIL 102 3 credits or Science Core 4 credits
Foreign Language 101 3 credits Foreign Language 101 3 credits
MUS 2_1 Lesson 1 credit MUS 2_2 Lesson 1 credit
MUS 2_1 Ensemble 1 credit MUS 2_2 Ensemble 1 credit

Junior Fall (15 credits)

Junior Spring (15 credits)

ARTPP 380 3 credits A&S Internship 3 credits
THEA 103 3 credits MUS 230 or Major Elec 3 credits
Social Science Core or General Elec 3 credits PHIL 200+ or THEO 200+ 3 credits
THEO 200+ or PHIL 200+ 3 credits Major Elec 3 credits
MUS 3_1 Lesson 1 credit MUS 3_2 Lesson 1 credit
MUS Emphasis Elec 1 credit MUS Emphasis Elec 1 credit
MUS Emphasis 300+ 1 credit MUS Emphasis 300+ 1 credit

Senior Fall (15 credits)

Senior Spring (14 credits)

CDM 272 3 credits ARTPP 460 3 credits
General Elec 3 credits General Elec 3 credits
General Elec 3 credits General Elec 3 credits
Major Elec 3 credits Major Elec or MUS 230 3 credits
MUS 4_1 Lesson 1 credit MUS 4_2 Lesson 1 credit
MUS Emphasis Elec 1 credit MUS Emphasis Elec 1 credit
MUS Emphasis 300+ 1 credit  

 

Suggested 4-Year Plan: Music Emphasis 123 Credits (using 3-credit MUS courses as available)


Freshman Fall (16 credits)

Freshman Spring (17 credits)

ARTPP 180 3 credits ART 103 or MUS 103  3 credits
ENG 101  3 credits ENG 102  3 credits
MATH Core or Developmental  3 credits HIST Core  3 credits
THEO 104 or HIST Core  3 credits MUS 101  3 credits
INT 101 1 credit Social Science Core or Math Core  3 credits
MUS 111 1 credit MUS 1_2 Lesson 1 credit
MUS 1_1 Lesson 1 credit MUS 1_2 Ensemble 1 credit
MUS 1_1 Ensemble 1 credit  

Sophomore Fall (14/15 credits)

Sophomore Spring (14/15 credits)

ENG Literature Core  3 credits CDM 115 or CDM 117  3 credits
HUM 200  3 credits MUS 103 or ART 103  3 credits
Foreign Language 101  3 credits Foreign Language  3 credits
PHIL 102  3 credits or Science Core 4 credits PHIL 102  3 credits or Science Core 4 credits
MUS 2_1 Lesson 1 credit MUS 2_2 Lesson 1 credit
MUS 2_1 Ensemble 1 credit MUS 2_2 Ensemble 1 credit

Junior Fall (16 credits)

Junior Spring (16 credits)

ARTPP 380  3 credits A&S Internship  3 credits
MUS Emphasis Elec  3 credits MUS 230 or Major Elec  3 credits
THEA 103  3 credits MUS Emphasis Elec  3 credits
THEO 200+ or PHIL 200+  3 credits PHIL 200+  3 credits
Social Science Core or General Elec  3 credits Major Elec  3 credits
MUS 3_1 Lesson 1 credit MUS 3_1 Lesson 1 credit

Senior Fall (16 credits)

Senior Spring (13 credits)

CDM 272  3 credits ARTPP 460  3 credits
MUS Emphasis 300+  3 credits Major Elec or MUS 230  3 credits
Major Elec  3 credits General Elec  3 credits
General Elective  3 credits General Elec  3 credits
General Elective  3 credits MUS 4_2 Lesson 1 credit
MUS 4_1 Lesson 1 credit  

 

Suggested 4-Year Plan: Theater Emphasis 123 credits


Freshman Fall (16 credits)

Freshman Spring (15 credits)

ATRPP 180 3 credits ENG 103 3 credits
ENG 101 3 credits HIST Core or THEO 104 3 credits
MATH Core or Developmental 3 credits MUS 101 3 credits
THEA 103 3 credits THEO 240 3 credits
THEO 104 or HIST Core 3 credits Social Science or MATH Core 3 credits
INT 101 1 credit  

Sophomore Fall (15/16 credits)

Sophomore Spring (15/16 credits)

ENG 220 3 credits CDM 115 or CDM 117 3 credits
HUM 200 3 credits PHIL 102 3 credits or Science Core 4 credits
PHIL 102 3 credits or Science Core 4 credits Social Science Core or General Elec 3 credits
THEA 250 or 260 or 270 3 credits Foreign Language 3 credits
Foreign Language 101 3 credits Major Elec 3 credits

Junior Fall (16 credits)

Junior Spring (15 credits)

ART 103 3 credits A&S Internship 3 credits
ARTPP 380 3 credits THEO 200+ or PHIL 200+ 3 credits
CDM 272 3 credits THEA Emphasis Elec 3 credits
ENG 276 or Major Elec 3 credits THEA Emphasis 300+ 3 credits
MUS 111 1 credit General Elective 3 credits
THEO 200+ or PHIL 200+ 3 credits  

Senior Fall (15 credits)

Senior Spring (15 credits)

THEA Emphasis Elec 3 credits ARTPP 460 3 credits
THEA Emphasis 300+ 3 credits THEA Emphasis 300+ 3 credits
ENG 276 or General Elec 3 credits Major Elec 3 credits
General Elec 3 credits General Elec 3 credits
General Elec 3 credits General Elec 3 credits

 

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