• Art Minor
  • Interdisciplinary Arts Comprehensive Program

    The Interdisciplinary Arts Comprehensive degree is set up to allow students to create a custom interdisciplinary arts curriculum. A student may choose to focus on two IA Major Areas of Concentration with a third Minor Area or focus more intensively in just two IA Major Areas of Concentration.

  • I. Written Composition: 6 hours

    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • EH 101. Written English I (3)
    • EH 102. Written English II (3)
      OR
    • EH 103. Honors English I (3)
    • EH 104. Honors English II (3)
    II. Humanities and Fine Arts: 15 hours

    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
      OR
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
      OR
    • EH 213. Honors Literature I (3)
    • EH 214. Honors Literature II (3)
      OR
      Choose one of the following:
    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
      AND
    • SP 102. Introductory Spanish II (3) (or higher)
      OR
    • FR 102. Introductory French II (3) (or higher)
      OR
      Choose one of the following:
    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
    • EH 213. Honors Literature I (3)
    • EH 214. Honors Literature II (3)
      AND
    • PL 100. An Introduction to Philosophy: Humans and Society (3)

    Note(s):  Students majoring in English and English Language Arts must complete this requirement with a literature sequence.

    B. Three semester hours from the following:

    • SH 100. Principles of Public Speaking (3)
    • SH 150. Professional Speaking (3)

    C. Six semester hours from the following:

    • AT 100. Introduction to Art (3)
    • TH 100. Introduction to Theatre (3)
    • MU 100. Introduction to Music (3)
      OR
      For Honors students, one of the three courses listed above AND
    • HR 100. Honors Forum (1) 
    • HR 200. Honors Special Topics: Interdisciplinary (2)
    III. Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 15 hours

    A. Four semester hours from the following:

    • BY 101. Introductory Biology I (4)
    • BY 103. Honors Biology (4)

    B. Four semester hours from the following:

    • CH 101. Introductory General Chemistry (4)
    • CH 111. General Chemistry I (4)
    • EN 100. Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4)
    • ES 100. Introduction to Geology (4)
    • PH 101. Introduction to Physical Sciences (4)
    • PH 190. Astronomy (4)
    • PH 201. College Physics I (4)

    C. Four semester hours from the following not already completed from Section B:

    • BY 102. Introductory Biology II (4)
    • BY 231. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
    • CH 101. Introductory General Chemistry (4)
    • CH 111. General Chemistry I (4)
    • EN 100. Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4)
    • ES 100. Introduction to Geology (4)
    • PH 101. Introduction to Physical Sciences (4)
    • PH 190. Astronomy (4)
    • PH 201. College Physics I (4)

    D. Three semester hours from the following:

    • MH 105. Finite Mathematics (3)
    • MH 113. Precalculus Algebra (3) 

     Note(s):  * MH 113 required for Psychology and Sociology: Traditional Track majors

    IV. History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 12 hours

    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • HY 101. History of Western Civilization I (3)
    • HY 102. History of Western Civilization II (3)
      OR
    • HY 103. Honors Western Civilization (3)
    • HY 104. Honors Western Civilization II (3)
      OR
    • HY 211. American History I (3)
    • HY 212. American History II (3)

    B. Six semester hours from the following:

    • AN 100. Introduction to Anthropology (3)
    • EC 201. Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    • EC 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    • PS 110. American Government (3)
    • PY 100. General Psychology (3)
    • SY 100. Principles of Sociology (3)
      OR
    • SY 110. Social Problems (3)

     Note(s):  General Social Science certification students must take PY 100. General Psychology (3), and SY 100. Principles of Sociology (3).

    V. UWA Experience: 2 hours

    A. Two semester hours from the following:

    • UWA 101. Freshman Seminar (2)
  • Interdisciplinary Arts Comprehensive Program Requirements

    Two Major Concentrations with a Minor Concentration Major Requirements: 60 hours

    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 230. Basic Design (3)
    • AT 301. Survey of Art History I (3)
    • AT 302. Survey of Art History II (3)
    • AT 311. Drawing I (3)
    • AT 321. Painting I (3)
    • AT 341. Ceramics Studio I (3)
    • Approved elective in art from the 300-400 level (3)

    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 an ensemble musical organization for at least four semesters and participate in student recitals and attend University-sponsored music programs as stipulated by the music faculty.

    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. Directing (3)

    Choose three credit hours from the following:

    • TH 109. Dramatics Laboratory (1)
    • TH 311. Acting II (3)
    • TH 312. Theatre Movement (3)
    • TH 313. Theatre Voice (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 (EH 379) and writing poetry (EH 369).

    • EH 369. Poetry Writing Practicum (1)
    • EH 370. Creative Writing (3)
    • EH 379. Fiction Writing Practicum (1)
    • EH 470. Advanced Creative Writing (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)
    • JN 269. Journalism Practicum: Literary Magazine (1)

    Minor Area Concentrations
    Art Concentration: 12 hours

    • AT 100. Introduction to Art (3)
    • AT 230. Basic Design (3)
    • Approved electives in art from the 300-400 level (6)

    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. Fiction Writing Practicum (1)
    • EH 470. Advanced Creative Writing (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)
    • JN 269. Journalism Practicum: Literary Magazine (1)

    Two Intensive Major Concentrations Requirements: 60 hours

    Students may create their degree program by selecting two IA Major Concentrations from below (I, II, III, IV). All IA majors are required to complete the three Fine Arts basic curriculum courses: AT 100, MU 100, and TH 100.

    In addition to the requirements below, each student must complete an additional three hours of approved electives from either Major Area of Concentration at the 300 level or above.

    Major Area Concentration I: Art 24 hours

    • AT 230. Basic Design (3)
    • AT 301. Survey of Art History I (3)
    • AT 302. Survey of Art History II (3)
    • AT 311. Drawing I (3)
    • AT 321. Painting I (3)
    • AT 341. Ceramics Studio I (3)
    • Approved electives in art from the 300 level or higher (6)

    Major Area Concentration II: Music 24 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 303. American Music (3)
    • MU 306. Twentieth-Century Music (3)
    • MU 2– and 3–, Major Applied Music Concentration (4)
    • Approved electives from the 300 level or higher (3)

    Note(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 an ensemble musical organization for at least four semesters and participate in student recitals and attend University-sponsored music programs as stipulated by the music faculty.

    Major Area Concentration III: Theatre 24 hours

    • TH 211. Acting I (3)
    • TH 220. Stagecraft (3)
    • TH 341. Theatre History I (3)
    • TH 342. Theatre History II (3)
    • TH 480. Directing (3)

    Nine hours from the following:

    • TH 109. Dramatics Laboratory (1)
    • TH 311. Acting II (3)
    • TH 312. Theatre Movement (3)
    • TH 313. Theatre Voice (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 24 hours
    Twelve hours from the following writing courses

    Any combination of the following with coursework including both writing fiction (EH 379) and writing poetry (EH 369).

    • EH 369. Poetry Writing Practicum (1)
    • EH 370. Creative Writing (3)
    • EH 379. Fiction Writing Practicum (1)
    • EH 470. Advanced Creative Writing (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)
    • JN 269. Journalism Practicum: Literary Magazine (1)
    • Approved elective in English from the 300 level or higher (3)

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