Creative Arts (minor)

What you will study

You take courses at the beginning and developing levels that assist you to enhance your presentation and interaction style through creative approaches developed in the performing arts. You also have the opportunity to engage the technology of the arts to further your personal, creative, or career goals.

Creative Arts Support Beginning
DA-115Fundamentals of Voice & Movement2
or TA-115 Fundamentals of Voice & Movement
A-135Studio Art 1:Art Fundamentals2
DA Course:
Take one from the following:2
Contemporary Dance Technique 1
Ballet Technique
Jazz Techniques
Creative Arts Support Intermediate
Take one from the following: 12
Improvisation:Creative Approach Perform
Improvisational Music
Improvisation:creative Approach Perform
Take one from the following: 24
Musical Theatre:on Stage & Screen
Musical Theatre:on Stage & Screen
Musical Theatre:on Stage & Screen
Art History 4/20th Century
Rock & Roll History
Cont Theatre:Silenced Voices Heard
Dance in Cultures
Art Course:
Take one from the following:3
Beginning Figure Drawing
3-D Design
Graphic Designs & Illustration
Painting for Non Majors
Ceramics for Non-Art Majors
TA-265Fundmtls of Acting On-Stage and Off2
Creative Arts Support Advanced
Take one from the following:3
Dance Composition and Performance 1
Introduction to Directing
Creative Drama

For 130 years, Alverno College has been dedicated to the education of women, preparing them for lives of personal and professional distinction and meaningful engagement with the world. Alverno extends this mission to men as well, through graduate and adult classes. We are a Catholic, liberal arts college with a curriculum so unique, educators from around the world come to Alverno to learn how we teach. Alverno’s abilities-based approach to learning ensures our graduates will learn more in class and retain knowledge longer. Students do not receive traditional grades, rather, they are assessed by faculty, community assessors, peers and themselves. Our small class sizes ensure students receive uncommon access to faculty. With an average student to teacher ratio of 10:1, you are guaranteed an individualized learning experience.