Fall 2013 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Stone, Winston
Discipline and Number
ARTS 1301 Section 002
MWF Time 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Course Title
Exploration of the Arts

Description of Course:

This course introduces students to the physical and intellectual demands required of the author, the performer, and the visual artist. This introduction includes, but is not limited to, the students' production of a creative project as well as written assessments of art and performance. Topics will include painting, sculpture, architecture, film, photography, theater, literature, music, and the interdisciplinary nature of the creative arts.

Required Texts:

Martin, F. David and Jacobus, Lee A. The Humanities Through the Arts Eighth Edition
Readings on WebCt
(20) 3x5 cards; Notebook

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

There will be two critiques and two "Event Papers" from four disciplines, which would include, but not limited to, painting, theater, music, and dance. In addition to a creative final presentation, there will be at least seven quizzes, and two exams. Regular attendance is required. There are no prerequisites or co-requisites required for this class.

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