2019 - 2020 General Catalogue 
    
    Oct 23, 2019  
2019 - 2020 General Catalogue

Interdisciplinary Arts Comprehensive Major


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Degree programs offered by the College of Liberal Arts and its departments share a common core of courses. Students in these programs must complete the Basic Curriculum, and the major curriculum listed below. The Interdisciplinary Arts Comprehensive degree allows a student to create a personalized multidisciplinary degree in the Fine Arts. A student pursuing the IAC degree must complete at least 21 hours of coursework in two separate major concentrations from the following disciplines: Art, Music, Theatre, and Creative Writing. In addition to the 42 hours, students must complete an additional 15 hours of coursework from any of the four disciplines.

I. Major Concentrations: 42 hours


A student pursuing the IAC degree must complete at least 21 hours of coursework in at least two separate major concentrations (A, B, C, D) for a minimum of 42 hours of the 57 hour total. Coursework completed as part of the basic curriculum requirements may not count as credit towards the major program of study.

B. Music: 21 hours


Notes(s):


  • In addition to meeting the course requirements, a minor in Music may be required to participate in student recitals as stipulated by the music faculty, and to attend student and faculty recitals and University - sponsored music programs while in residence.

D. Creative Writing: 21 hours


Nine hours from the following:


Any combination with coursework including (EH 379 ) and writing poetry (EH 369 ). 

Nine hours from the following:


  • Six hours of literature courses from the 300-400 level.

Three hours from the following:


Any combination.  These may be repeated. 

II. Additional Coursework: 15 hours


A. Introductory Coursework: 3 hours***


Note(s):


  • *Students that pass a successful audition for a University choral ensemble may take MU 101  and two credits of University choral ensemble in lieu of MU 100 .

B. Electives: 12 hours****


Note(s):


****Courses completed as part of a Major Concentration (Section I) cannot be counted towards a student’s electives.

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