2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jan 17, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fine Arts, BA

Wayne Franits, Chair (Fall 2016)
Romita Ray, Chair (Spring 2017)
Suite 308 Bowne Hall

Amanda Eubanks Winkler, Undergraduate Director for Music History & Cultures
Suite 308 Bowne Hall
Matilde Mateo, Undergraduate Director for Art History
Suite 308 Bowne Hall


Molly Bourne, Luis Castañeda, Theo Cateforis, Sally Cornelison, Laurinda Dixon, Rodney Foster, Wayne Franits, Sydney Hutchinson, Richard Ingersoll, Bette Kahler, Matilde M. Mateo, Alick McLean, Jonathan Nelson, Romita Ray, Sascha Scott, Sarah Fuchs-Sampson, Maurice Mengel

Students pursuing a degree in Fine Arts are required to complete 30 credits of coursework: 12 at the lower division and 18 at the upper division.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify, explain, and analyze works of art from both western and non-western societies from different eras

2. Recognize and explain the relationship of artistic styles to historical events and intellectual trends

3. Distinguish among stylistic differences in music’s of different eras and from different cultures

4. Recognize and explain historical changes in music’s of different eras and from different cultures

5. Express ideas clearly through writing

6. Demonstrate proficiency in musical skills

Lower division requirements (12 credits)

Upper division requirements (18 credits)

Students must take 6 courses at the 300-level or above. 3 of these courses must be HOM and 3 of them must be HOA.

Additional Information

Students may count 3 credits of studio art, music lessons or ensemble toward the upper division requirement. Students may petition to have 3 credits of appropriate coursework in art history and 3 credits of appropriate coursework in music history taken outside the department (non-HOA-HOM courses) count towards the fine arts major.