Fine Arts (FA)

FA-110 Intro to the Arts (4 credits)

In this course, the student explores the various dimensions of artistic expression (e.g., dance, music, visual arts, literature, theater) and the interpretations of that expression. By comparing and contrasting forms of artistic expression and the creative process, she focuses on the question of how these various forms bring to expression different dimensions of the human experience. Thus, the examination of form leads to the exploration of the basic human value questions that artistic works address and that also find expression in related humanistic works of history, religious studies, and philosophy. The student is introduced to to the processes of the various humanities disciplines as ways of approaching human experience.

Prerequisite(s): Sect 1: Visual Arts focus Sect 2: Visual Arts focus Sect 3: Music focus Sect 4: Theatre focus Sect 5: Visual Arts/Tech focus Sect 6: Music focus Sect 7: Dance focus Sect 8: Theatre focus; only open to students invited by faculty

FA-111 Intro to the Arts: Visual Arts (4 credits)

In this course, the student engages with artistic expressions and creative processes. As both a creator of and responder to the arts, she explores how the arts express dimensions of human experiences across cultures. The course includes fun, hands-on arts activities.

FA-112 Intro to the Arts: Digital Art (4 credits)

In this course, the student engages with artistic expressions and creative processes. As both a creator of and responder to the arts, she explores how the arts express dimensions of human experiences across cultures. The course includes fun, hands-on arts activities.

FA-113 Intro to the Arts: Dance Focus (4 credits)

In this course, the student engages with artistic expressions and creative processes. As both a creator of and responder to the arts, she explores how the arts express dimensions of human experiences across cultures. The course includes fun, hands-on arts activities.

FA-114 Intro to the Arts: Music Focus (4 credits)

In this course, the student engages with artistic expressions and creative processes. As both a creator of and responder to the arts, she explores how the arts express dimensions of human experiences across cultures. The course includes fun, hands-on arts activities.

FA-115 Intro to the Arts: Theatre (4 credits)

In this course, the student engages with artistic expressions and creative processes. As both a creator of and responder to the arts, she explores how the arts express dimensions of human experiences across cultures. The course includes fun, hands-on arts activities.

FA-116 Intro to the Arts: Multi Arts (4 credits)

In this course, students engage with the art forms of dance, theatre, music, and visual arts. Students explore interpretive and creative processes that are unique to each art form as well as those that are shared among them. The students make informed personal choices to engage with the arts through four distinct creative domains: physical, cognitive, emotional/therapeutic, and social/collaborative.

FA-482 Ext Assmnt of Effective Citzenship Lvl 4 (0 credits)

The student participates in the planning and implementation of a community art project.

FA-497 Independent Study (2 credits)

Independent Study in Fine Arts