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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.

Minor in Visual and Performing Arts

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

Introductory Course – 3 credits

  • ARTS 102C – P1 Encounter with the Arts (3)

Electives - 12 credits

Choose 12 credits from below (at least six credits must be at or above the 200 level).

  • ANTH 110 – P1 Myth, Monster, Mystery (3)
  • ARTS 103 – Beginning Painting: Appreciation and Experience (3)
  • ARTS 105 – Beginning Drawing: Appreciation and Experience (3)
  • ARTS 108C – P1 Understanding Music (3)
  • ARTS 109D – CC Film and Society (3)
  • ARTS 111 – Acting and Improv Theatre (3)
  • ARTS 112D – Digital Art (3)
  • ARTS 120 – Basic Music Theory (3)
  • ARTS 131 – All College Choir (1) (may be taken multiple times)
  • ARTS 150 – P1 Introduction to Dance (3)
  • ARTS/AMST 201C – P1 Picturing the Past (3)
  • ARTS 202C – P1 Composers and Their World (3)
  • ARTS 203D – P1 Art History: 1700 to Present (3)
  • ARTS 209 – Studio Arts: Appreciation and Experience (3)
  • ARTS 210D – P1 Acting Out America (3)
  • ARTS 212 – P1 Acting Out Ireland (3)
  • ARTS 215D – P1 Music in America (3)
  • ARTS 216 – P1 Introduction to Traditional Irish Music (3)
  • ARTS 225 – P1 Drawing Ireland (3)
  • ARTS/MSTD 228D – P3 Introduction to Museum Studies (3)
  • ARTS/MSTD 229D – P3 This Old House: Historic Site Administration (3)
  • ARTS 235 – P1 Art in America: 20th Century (3)
  • ARTS 236 – Photo I: Art Photography (3)
  • ARTS 240 – P1 Women in Art and Society (3)
  • ARTS/DIGC 258 – Introduction to Physical Computing (3)
  • ARTS/DIGC 259 – P1 VR and Interaction Art (3)
  • ARTS/ENGL 263C – P1 Topic: Literature and the Arts (3)
  • ARTS 266 – P1 Spotlight On! (3)
  • ARTS/AMST 320C – P1 Culture and Art in America (3)
  • ARTS/AMST 321P – P1 Culture and Art in America II (3)
  • ARTS 336 – Photo II: Media & Documentary (3)
  • COMM 231 – Video Storytelling (3)
  • COMM 269 – Web Design (3)
  • COMM 323 – Screenwriting (3)
  • COMM 361 – Documentary Production (3)
  • COMM 362 – Interactive Media Design (3)
  • ENGL 212C – P1 Shakespeare at the Movies (3)
  • ENGL 249 – P1 Open Book : Read to Write (3)
  • ENGL 251 – P1 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction (3)
  • ENGL 253 – P1 Introductory Creative Writing (3)
  • ENGL 371 – Creative Writing: Fiction (3)
  • ENGL 372 – Creative Writing: Poetry (3)
  • ENGL 374 – Playwriting (3)
  • POSC 125 – P1 Painting Politics (3)
  • SOCI 195 – P1 Hip Hop Music & Poetry (3)

400-level Course – 3 credits

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

  • ARTS 490 – Internship (3)
  • ARTS 496 – Independent Study (3)

Total: 18 credits

Note: Only one course applied to a student's major may also be used to satisfy a requirement in the arts minor.


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