Creative Arts in Practice (minor)

This minor is perfect for students who desire a career in the arts but want to have expertise in multiple areas in order to meet the changing demands of organizations who need multi-disciplined artists and creative thinkers. Students will also learn strategies and entrepreneurial skills necessary to execute and fund their own creative projects. 

Students will select classes from two different creative arts tracks, or focus areas, to complement the core work within the minor. These tracks include:

  • Creative Studies in Writing
  • Media Design
  • Visual Arts
  • Film
  • Music
  • Theater/Dance
Creative Arts in Practice Minor Beginning
A-146Self Employment in the Arts1
CA-250Kick Start Creativity4
Creative Arts in Practice Minor Intermediate
CA-300Creativity and Careers4
Select 8-9 credits from two different creative arts tracks:
Creative Writing
EN-251Introduction to Creative Writing4
Creative Writing II
From Printout to Publication
Fiction Into Film
Great Films
Film Around the World
The Art of Creative Video
Media Design
Graphic Designs & Illustration
Digital Art for MDIA Majors
Content Development Media Design
New Media
Intro to the Arts: Music Focus
Improvisational Music
Music Technology
Alverno College Choir
Group Piano 1
Beginning Guitar Class
Fundamentals of Voice & Movement
Improvisation:creative Approach Perform
Fundmtls of Acting On-Stage and Off
Selected Topics in Theatre
Introduction to Directing
Fundamentals of Voice & Movement
Contemporary Dance Technique 2
Ballet Technique 2
Contemp Dance-Amer:Movement & Meaning
Dance Composition and Performance 1
Visual Art
Analytic Drawing
2-D Design
Expressive Drawing
Beginning Figure Drawing
Graphic Designs& Illustratn-Non Art Maj
3-D Design
Ancient to Byzantine Art
Art Topics:
Modern & Contemporary Art
Asian Art
Various Art workshops