Visual and Performing Arts Program Requirements

With a minor in visual and performing arts, you'll take classes in visual art and culture, music, and theater.

Visual and Performing Arts Minor

Only one course applied to a student's major may also be used to satisfy a requirement in the arts minor. A grade point average of 2.00 is required for all courses taken in residence that may be applied to the minor.

Note: Students may also register for a limited number of art courses at Nazareth College, as well as at other area colleges. Consult the program director.

Requirements

Minors complete a total of 18 credits, distributed as follows:

Introductory Course - 3 credits

  • ARTS 102C - P1 Encounter with the Arts

Electives - 12 credits

Choose FOUR courses from below (at least two must be at or above the 200 level).

  • ANTH 110 - P1 Myth, Monster, Mystery
  • ARTS 103 - Beginning Painting: Appreciation and Experience
  • ARTS 105 - Beginning Drawing: Appreciation and Experience
  • ARTS 108C - P1 Understanding Music
  • ARTS 109D - CC Film and Society
  • ARTS 111 - Acting and Improv Theatre
  • ARTS 112D - Digital Art
  • ARTS 120 - Basic Music Theory
  • ARTS 150 - P1 Introduction to Dance
  • ARTS/AMST 201C - P1 Picturing the Past
  • ARTS 202C - P1 Composers and Their World
  • ARTS 203D - P1 Art History: 1700 to Present
  • ARTS 209 - Studio Arts: Appreciation and Experience
  • ARTS 210D - P1 Acting Out America
  • ARTS 212 - P1 Acting Out Ireland
  • ARTS 215D - P1 Music in America
  • ARTS 216 - P1 Introduction to Traditional Irish Music
  • ARTS/LSPN 220D - P1 Art of the Hispanic World
  • ARTS 225 - P1 Drawing Ireland
  • ARTS/MSTD 228D - P3 Introduction to Museum Studies
  • ARTS/MSTD 229D - P3 This Old House: Historic Site Administration
  • ARTS 235 - P1 Art in America: 20th Century
  • ARTS 236 - Photo I: Art Photography
  • ARTS 240 - P1 Women in Art and Society
  • ARTS 258 - Introduction to Physical Computing
  • ARTS 259 - P1 Interaction Art
  • ARTS/ENGL 263C - P1 Topic: Literature and the Arts
  • ARTS 266 - P1 Spotlight On!
  • ARTS/AMST 320C - P1 Culture and Art in America
  • ARTS/AMST 321P - P1 Culture and Art in America II
  • ARTS 336 - Photo II: Media & Documentary
  • COMM 231 - Video Storytelling
  • COMM 269 - Web Design
  • COMM 323 - Screenwriting
  • COMM 361 - Documentary Production
  • COMM 362 - Interactive Media Design
  • ENGL 212C - P1 Shakespeare at the Movies
  • ENGL 249 - P1 Open Book : Read to Write
  • ENGL 251 - P1 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction
  • ENGL 253 - P1 Introductory Creative Writing
  • ENGL 371 - Creative Writing: Fiction
  • ENGL 372 - Creative Writing: Poetry
  • ENGL 374 - Creative Writing: Drama
  • POSC 125 - P1 Painting Politics
  • REST 299C - P1 Biblical Themes in Opera
  • SOCI 195 - P1 Hip Hop Music & Poetry

400-level Course - 3 credits

Choose ONE of the following or any arts-related 400-level course.

  • ARTS 490 - Internship
  • ARTS 496 - Independent Study

Total: 18 credits


Note: The information here is provided for informational purposes only. For exact requirements as well as course descriptions, visit the Undergraduate Catalog.