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Visual & Performing Arts

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The Visual & Performing Arts Major in Art and Art History


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

 Core:   
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
(at least two of which are chosen from the same period):  
History OR art, music, photography, theater OR literature (as 
appropriate), i.e. Renaissance, Baroque, American, 20th century, etc. 
FAA 3960  Methodologies of Scholarship in the Visual and Performing Arts 
(required of all Art and Art History majors)  
FAA 4960  Senior Seminar with Thesis (required of all majors)