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Creative Studies Minor

Coordinator: Professor Stephanie McDavid

The Creative Studies minor provides students with the opportunity to engage the creative process through a variety of media, including studio art, creative writing, music, and theatre.

Learning Outcomes for the Creative Studies Minor

Students completing the Creative Studies minor will:

  1. put theory into practice in the creation of original work
  2. demonstrate familiarity with the history and heritage of Western tradition in the arts
  3. acquire competency with the tools and techniques associated with producing creative work

Requirements for the Creative Studies Minor

Art Area:
Required Courses:
ART 120 Art History I (1.5 credits)
ART 121 Art History II (1.5 credits)
ART 361 Seminar in Modern Art (1.5 credits)
One of the following: ART 146, ART 147, or GAM 100 (3-4 credits)

Creative Writing Area:
Required Course:
CW 221 Introduction to Creative Writing (3 credits)
One symposium: CW 250, CW 255, or CW 260 (1.5 credits)
Two upper levelĀ  CW workshops: CW 413, CW 415, or CW 425 (6 credits)

Theatre Area:
Required Course:
COM 181 Production Experience (1 credit)

Music Area:
Required Courses:
MUS 110 Music Fundamentals (3 credits)
MUS 365 Selected Topics in Western Music (3 credits)
One of the following: MUS 115, MUS 120, MUS 130, or three credits of ensemble (Choir and/or Bagpipe) (3 credits)

Senior Capstone:
A 2 credit Research practicum at the 498 level is required. The creative discipline will be determined by the student and his or her academic advisor.

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