3 credit hours required; a maximum of 6 credit hours count as General Studies credit.

The courses in this category are designed to develop and demonstrate the following abilities:

  1. Articulate the relevance of the Aesthetics course to their general education.
  2. Explain the significance of a work of art within its context (i.e. cultural, historical).
  3. Identify the structure of a work of art by describing its elements.
  4. Interpret a work of art using concepts appropriate to its medium.
  5. Distinguish between works of art from various time periods and cultures.
ART 100Art Structure3
ART 120Art Appreciation3
DANC 122Dance Appreciation3
MUS 100Music Appreciation3
MUS 101American Musical Theatre3
MUS 106Introduction to Jazz and Blues3
MUS 107Introduction to Rock and Blues3
MUS 159Piano Fundamentals2
MUS 347Music History and Literature I3
MUS 348Music History and Literature II3
THEA 120Introduction to the Theatre3
THEA 121Completing the Look: The Art of Costuming3