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Interdisciplinary Studies Fine and Performing Arts Concentration

This major gives students a strong interdisciplinary grounding in the Fine and Performing Arts through 36-42 credits of coursework in Music, Studio Art, and/or Theater:

Choose a minor in Music, Studio Art or Theater (see catalog for the specific requirements of each minor), 18 credits.

AND

Choose either:

  • Option 1 - 18 credits in one of the other two disciplines, at least 9 of which must be at the 2000+ level (OR)
  • Option 2 - 12 credits in each of the other two disciplines, at least 6 of which must be at the 2000+ level in each discipline (24 cr.)

Fine & Performing Arts Concentration

Music Concentration Requirements (12-18 credits)

Required Courses (4 cr.)

MUSC 1000 Art of Music 3 cr
MUSC 2500 Class Piano 1 cr

Choose 5 additional credits in instrumental and/or vocal study and ensembles (5 cr.)

MUSC 1300 Beginning Musical Instruction 3 cr
MUSC 2300 Choral Arts 1 cr
*MUSC 2310 Intermediate Musical Instruction  3 cr
MUSC 2400 Instrumental Arts 1 cr
MUSC 2600 Class Voice  1 cr
MUSC 2700 Class Guitar 1 cr

* When taken for credit, an additional teacher fee may apply for off-campus teachers at Indian Hill Arts

Choose the remaining 3-9 credits in Music from the following courses:

MUSC 1100 From Woodstock to the iPod: A Social History of American Popular Music 3 cr
MUSC 1400 Introduction to Music Technology 3 cr
MUSC 3100 Symphony 3 cr
MUSC 3200 Opera 3 cr
MUSC 3450 Appreciating the American Musical 3 cr
MUSC 3600 Bach to Beethoven 3 cr
MUSC 3650 Romanticism to Rock 3 cr
MUSC 3700 19th Century Music 3 cr
MUSC 3750 Music in Film 3 cr
MUSC 3900 Women, Music, and Society 3 cr

Studio Art Concentration Requirements (12-18 credits)

Required course - choose one of the following (3 cr.):

ART 1300 Introduction to Studio Art: Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture 3 cr
OR    
ART 1400 Drawing 3 cr

Choose the remaining 9-15 credits in Studio Art from the following courses:

ART 1300 Introduction to Studio Art: Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture 3 cr
ART 1400 Drawing  3 cr
ART 1600 Design 3 cr
ART 1650 Three-Dimensional Design 3 cr
ART 2004 Ceramics  3 cr
ART 2030 Sculpture 3 cr
ART 2102 Introductory Painting 3 cr
ART 2150 The Art of Puppetry 3 cr
ART 2200 Life Drawing 3 cr
ART 2250 Intermediate Drawing 3 cr
ART 2450 Water-Based Media 3 cr
ART 3010 Sculpture II 3 cr
ART 3020 Intermediate Painting 3 cr
ART 3200 Advanced Open-Media Studio Art 3 cr

Theater Concentration Requirements (12-18 credits):

Required courses (12 cr.):

THEA 1700 Stage Movement 3 cr
THEA 1720 Voice and Articulation 3 cr
THEA 2700 Acting I 3 cr
THEA 3550 Page to Stage Analysis 3 cr

When choosing Option 1 (18 credits in Theater as the second concentration), choose an additional 6 credits from the following courses (6 cr.):

THEA 2100 Children's Theater 3 cr
THEA 2730 History of the Theater I 3 cr
THEA 2740 History of the Theater II 3 cr
THEA 2800 Acting II 3 cr
THEA 3035 Playwrighting 3 cr
THEA 3400 Advanced Stage Movement 3 cr
THEA 3500 Voice II 3 cr
THEA 3700 Directing the Play 3 cr

IDIS Major Core Course Requirements (15 credits):

Required IDIS Seminars (6 cr.):

IDIS 1004 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies Seminar  1 cr
IDIS 2140 Interdisciplinary Research Methods Seminar 2 cr
IDIS 4004 Capstone Seminar 3 cr

Required Interdisciplinary course (3 cr.):

IDIS 1600 Critical and Creative Thinking 3 cr

Required Commonwealth of the Arts course - choose one of the following (3 cr.):

MUSC 2000 Commonwealth of the Arts 3 cr
MUSC 2100 Commonwealth of Ancient Arts 3 cr
MUSC 2120 Commonwealth of Asian Arts 3 cr
MUSC 2130 Commonwealth of the Modern Arts 3 cr
MUSC 2210 Commonwealth of the Renaissance Arts 3 cr

Required - choose any one of the following Interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary courses (3 cr.):

AMST 1800 Introduction to American Studies I 3 cr
GEOG 1100 Principles of Human Geography 3 cr
GEOG 2056 Climate Change and Human History 3 cr
HIST 2056 Climate Change and Human History 3 cr
IDIS 1000 Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 3 cr
IDIS 1002 Introduction to Disability Studies 3 cr
IDIS 1200 Introduction to International Studies 3 cr
IDIS 1800 Global Issues 3 cr
IDIS 1900 Introduction to Peace Studies 3 cr
IDIS 2100 Dilemmas of Peace and War 3 cr
IDIS 2540 Global Issues in Film 3 cr
MUSC 2000 Commonwealth of the Arts 3 cr
MUSC 2100 Commonwealth of Ancient Arts 3 cr
MUSC 2120 Commonwealth of Asian Arts 3 cr
MUSC 2130 Commonwealth of the Modern Arts 3 cr
MUSC 2210 Commonwealth of the Renaissance Arts  3 cr
PHIL 2001 Medical Ethics 3 cr
PHIL 2600 Philosophy of Human Nature 3 cr
PSY 3050 Cognitive Neuroscience 3 cr