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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Arts, B.A.

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Provides individualized instruction with opportunities for professional involvement, service to the community, public exhibition and performance.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Learn high standards of quality, achieved through individual attention to student practice and progress, professional example and expectations of student excellence.
  2. Have experience with three of the four discipline areas in the Creative Arts Division and become familiar with professional practices.
  3. Demonstrate a broad understanding of the arts and their place in culture.

The Arts program allows students to study contemporary practices through a solid foundation of traditional training in three of the four arts areas offered in the division - art, music, theatre and dance. Creative work, analytical thinking and global awareness are integrated into performance and production.

Core Courses

Choose Three Areas

 From Art, Dance, Music and Theatre:

  • First Area Credits: 39
    • Minimum Upper Division Credits: 21
  • Second Area Credits: 15
    • Minimum Upper Division Credits: 6
  • Third Area Credits: 12
    • Minimum Upper Division Credits: 3


Capstone project, to be documented by the following coursework, depending on the student’s first area:

Total Credits: 68-74

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