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Visual & Performing Arts

The Visual & Performing Arts Major in Art and Art History: Requirements

The Art and Art History major requires the completion of a minimum of 48 credits and a minimum of 12 courses, as specified below.


FAA 1710 Foundations of the Visual Arts  
FAA 1310  The Nature of Music 
FAA 1610  Art History I  
FAA 1620  Art History II 
1 course:  Photography, Video or Theatre (studio; performance) 
1 course:  Studio Art (traditional studio)  
1 course:  History of Photography, OR…
History of Theater, OR…
History of Graphic Design  
3 Period Courses  History, OR…
Art, Music, Photography, Theater, OR…
(NOTE: At least two of the Period Couses must be from the same period, i.e. Renaissance, Baroque, American, 20th century, etc. 

Advanced Coursework:

FAA 3960  Methodologies of Scholarship in the Visual and Performing Arts 
FAA 4960  Senior Seminar with Thesis


Career Paths


Please contact:
Laura Moore Pruett
Chair of Visual and Performing Arts 
Associate Professor, Music