A basic course for the development of visual awareness and coordination of perceptual and manual skills; seeing, representing, and inventing on an experimental, exploratory level on a two-dimensional surface. Problems in composition as well as hands-on work with the formal elements of art: line, shape, space, value, texture. May be taken concurrently with FINA-F 101, FINA-F 102, or FINA-D 210.
The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with outstanding works of art and provide an approach to appreciation through knowledge of purposes, techniques, forms, and content. Does not count toward the Fine Arts major.
A music elective that covers learning to read music notation, scales, chords, rhythms and some keyboard. For the general student and for music majors needing a preparatory course before taking music theory (MUS-T 113).
ENG-L 101 Western World Masterpieces I (3 cr.) Literary masterpieces from Homer to present. Aims to teach thoughtful, intensive reading, to introduce aesthetic values in literature, and to bring about awareness of the enjoyment derived from reading.
ENG-L 102 Western World Masterpieces II (3 cr.) Literary masterpieces from Homer to present. Aims to teach thoughtful, intensive reading, to introduce aesthetic values in literature, and to bring about awareness of the enjoyment derived from reading.
Significant plays from various times and countries to acquaint students with the conventions and types of drama; works by such playwrights as Sophocles, Shakespeare, Moliere, Ibsen, Strindberg, Shaw, Miller, and Albee.