Academic Catalog

2023-2024 Edition

ARTS • Art

ARTS 110 · Introduction to Art   3 Credits

Introduction to the varying genres of literature— fiction, poetry, drama, and cinema—while examining and exploring the historical, critical, and social significance of literary expression.

ARTS 400 · Visual Arts for the Elementary Teacher   3 Credits

Examination of visual arts, and its role in an elementary school classroom. Emphasizes the value of creative expression, and focuses on developing artistic literacy. Candidates learn how to create and respond to the visual arts, and how to integrate the arts into other academic disciplines.

ARTS 410 · Performing Arts for the Elementary Teacher   3 Credits

Exploration of the performing arts (including music, drama, and dance) and their importance in elementary school classrooms. The course emphasizes foundational concepts of music, movement, and drama and the integration of these concepts into any age classroom.