• Art Minor
  • Interdisciplinary Arts Comprehensive Major Program Requirements


    Students construct their degree program of study by selecting two IA Major Areas of Concentration (I, II, III, IV) and completing all coursework designated for these areas as listed below. In addition, students select a third Minor Area of Concentration (I, II, III, IV) and complete at least the twelve hours designated for the Minor Area as listed below. Also, all IA majors are required to complete the three Fine Arts basic curriculum courses: AT 100, MU 100, and TH 100.

    Major Area Concentration I: Art 21 hours
    AT 211 - Drawing I (3)
    AT 301 - Survey of Art History I (3)
    AT 302 - Survey of Art History II (3)
    AT 321 - Painting I (3)
    AT 341 - Ceramics Studio I (3)
    Approved electives in Art (6)

    Major Area Concentration II: Music 21 hours
    MU 111 - Music Fundamentals/Ear Training I (4)
    MU 112 - Music Fundamentals/Ear Training II (4)
    MU 301 - Survey of Music History (3)
    MU 2-- and 3--, Major applied concentration (4)

    Two of the following: 6 hours
    MU 303 - American Music (3)
    MU 304 - World Music (3)
    MU 305 - Introduction to Jazz (3)
    MU 306 - Twentieth-Century Music (3)

    Notes(s):

    In addition to meeting the course requirements, a student choosing music as a primary category in the IA major is required to participate in at least one musical organization each semester, to participate in student recitals as stipulated by the music faculty, and to attend student and faculty recitals and University-sponsored music programs while in residence.

    Major Area Concentration III: Theatre 21 hours
    TH 100 - Introduction to Theatre (3)
    TH 211 - Acting I (3)
    TH 220 - Stagecraft (3)
    TH 341 - Theatre History I (3)
    TH 342 - Theatre History II (3)
    TH 480 - Producing the School Play (3)

    Choose three credit hours from the following:
    TH 109 - Dramatics Laboratory (1)
    TH 311 - Acting II (3)
    TH 397 - Independent Study in Theatre (1-3)
    TH 439 - Directing Practicum (1)
    TH 498 - Selected Topics in Theatre (1-3)

     

    Major Area Concentration IV: Creative Writing 21 hours
    Twelve hours from the following:
    Any combination with coursework including both writing fiction and writing poetry.
    EH 370 - Creative Writing (3)
    EH 378 - Creative Writing in the Popular Genres (3)
    EH 379 - Creative Writing Practicum (1)
    EH 470 - Advanced Creative Writing (1-3)
    JN 200 - Introduction to Mass Communication (3)
    JN 320 - Writing for the Mass Media (3)

    The following two contemporary literature courses:
    EH 410 - Twentieth-Century Poetry (3)
    EH 450 - Contemporary Fiction (3)

    Three hours from the following:
    Any combination. These may be repeated.
    JN 219 - Journalism Practicum: Print (1)
    JN 259 - Journalism Practicum: Publishing (1)


    Minor Area Concentrations
    Art Concentration: 12 hours

    AT 100 - Introduction to Art (3)
    AT 211 - Drawing I (3)
    AT 230 - Basic Design (3)

    One of the following:
    AT 321 - Painting I (3)
    AT 341 - Ceramics Studio I (3)

    Music Concentration: 12 hours
    MU 100 - Introduction to Music (3)
    MU 301 - Survey of Music History (3)

    Two of the following: 6 hours
    MU 303 - American Music (3)
    MU 304 - World Music (3)
    MU 305 - Introduction to Jazz (3)
    MU 306 - Twentieth-Century Music (3)

    Theatre Concentration: 12 hours
    TH 100 - Introduction to Theatre (3)
    TH 341 - Theatre History I (3)
    TH 342 - Theatre History II (3)

    One of the following: 3 hours
    TH 211 - Acting I (3)
    TH 220 - Stagecraft (3)

    Creative Writing Concentration: 12 hours

    Six hours of creative writing taken as desired from the following courses:
    EH 370 - Creative Writing (3)
    EH 379 - Creative Writing Practicum (1)
    EH 470 - Advanced Creative Writing (1-3)

    Three hours of a literature course:
    Three hours of either a contemporary fiction course or a contemporary poetry course (EH 421 or other topical course).
    Three hours of the following:

    Three hours of working on two of the following: Livingston Press, The Muse, or The Sucarnochee Review.
    JN 219 - Journalism Practicum: Print (1)
    JN 259 - Journalism Practicum: Publishing (1)