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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Performing and Fine Arts


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The main purpose of the Department of Performing and Fine Arts is to produce graduates that are prepared to pursue careers in the arts in all their polysemy. To this end, the department enriches its curricula by providing artist-in-residence programs, distinguished visiting professorships, and special courses that offer opportunities to study at national and international cultural centers with world-class artist-teachers. The department offers programs of study leading to the following degrees: BA in Art Education, BA in Studio Arts, BA in Digital Art, BA in Music Education, BA in Music, and BA in Theatre. The department also offers minors in Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts.

The Department of Performing and Fine Arts aspires to enhance the quality of life of the individual and that of a diverse community by: 1) becoming a center and resource for teacher excellence in arts education, 2) enriching the communities’ quality of life via activities in music, visual arts, and theater, 3) promoting a climate for scholarly engagement with the arts, and 4) providing life-long learning experiences with the arts. Above all, the department seeks to build community through the arts.

Learning Outcomes

BA in Visual Arts

  1. Students will demonstrate comprehension of content knowledge and production processes in visual arts disciplines.
  2. Students will apply and synthesize the elements of art and principles of design.
  3. Students will demonstrate critical thinking through analysis and evaluation of works of art.
  4. Students will demonstrate mastery of their designated area of concentration.
  5. Students will demonstrate the ability to construct and defend a composition through the oral, written, and visual presentation of their work.
  6. Students will demonstrate comprehension of global perspectives in visual culture.

BA in Art Education

  1. Demonstrate synthesis of instructional design by devising lesson and unit plans appropriate to the learners’ correct level of difficulty.
  2. Demonstrate effective application of multiple assessment procedures.
  3. Demonstrate synthesis of instructional design by devising lessons and/or projects that integrate content knowledge, global awareness, and interdisciplinary approaches.
  4. Demonstrate effective pedagogical practice in the classroom (Student teaching).
  5. Demonstrate application and analysis of content knowledge.

BA in General Music

  1. Students will demonstrate and apply essential skills of musical performance.
  2. Students will possess comprehensive knowledge of music theory and demonstrate essential aural skills.
  3. Students will possess a comprehensive knowledge of music history and synthesize the analysis of literature, performance styles, and genres of Western and non-Western music.
  4. Students will devise a construct of music through aesthetic experience and critical and creative thinking.

BA in Music Education

  1. Students will demonstrate and apply essential skills of musical performance.
  2. Students will possess a comprehensive knowledge of music theory and demonstrate essential aural skills.
  3. Students will possess a comprehensive knowledge of music history and synthesize the analysis of literature, performance styles, and genres of Western and non-Western music.
  4. Students will devise a construct of music through aesthetic experience and critical and creative thinking.
  5. Students will analyze and synthesize pedagogical strategies, assessment, and the nature of the learner.

BA in Theatre

  1. Demonstrate competency in creating, researching, critically analyzing, and evaluating a theatrical artifact.
  2. Implement conceptually, critically, and practically the components integral to the theatrical artifact.
  3. Identify and understand historical, multicultural, and social contexts for an artifact as they pertain to significant periods, genres, and styles.
  4. Exhibit competency in the responsibilities involved in collaborating as a production team member.

Programs

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