Catalog

Area F: Visual and Performing Arts

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the broad historical and theoretical foundations of an area of the Performing Arts: Dance, Music, and Theater; Fine Arts; Art History; Architecture or Design; through an examination of specific cultural, social, economic and political contexts. Topics should be ones that consider the field of study with depth and breadth.
  • Demonstrate orally, in writing, or through production, an understanding of critical approaches to evaluating key works in the respective area and the specific movements and periods associated with it.
  • Develop technical and conceptual skills related to the area by engaging in individual and/or collaborative classroom activities.
  • Demonstrate a broader, critical understanding of specific communities of makers and users by attending presentations related to the subject art (lectures, performances, and museum or other exhibits.)