2000 Model Knowledge Domain - Artistic and Literary Perspectives
Note: Courses noted with an asterisk are accepted as part of the official transfer module
*990152 — AFST 2601: Introduction to Africana Studies II
The cultural and intellectual heritage of Black people in Africa and the Americas. 3 SH
990534 — Art 1540: Masterpieces of World Art
A course designed to introduce the student to the ways that art communicates and how art interacts with our environment, our society, and our lives. Rather than a chronological study of the development of art, the course emphasizes the in-depth study of a number of works and issues, drawn from art from throughout the world, both past and present. 3 SH
*990131 — ART 1541/H: Survey of Art History 1
A study of world art, focusing on the western European tradition. Covers the period from pre-historic times through 1500. Introduces key concepts, em6thods and vocabulary for the study of art. 3 SH
990480 — ART 3780: African Art
Study of African tribal arts forms and their relationship to the historical period in which they were created. The impact and influence of African art on the development of contemporary Western art trends. Prereq.: AFST 2601 or ART 1541. 3 SH
*990130 — ART 1542/H: Survey of Art History 2
A study of world art, focusing on the Western European tradition. Covers the period from 1500 through the present. Introduces key concepts, methods, and vocabulary for the study of art. 3 SH.
990227 — DNCE 2698: Survey of Dance (formerly THTR 2698 )
The role of dance in culture and history, tracing the evolution of various folk, social, and concert forms. Structural and stylistic elements important for the appreciation of movement and dance. 3 SH
990065 — ENGL 1590/H: Introduction to Literature
Primarily British or American works in a variety of genres, chosen to illuminate a central topic, are read and discussed critically to promote understanding and enjoyment of reading. Will be focused on one of four topics: Nature and the Environment, "The Good Life," Science and Technology, or Social Justice. 3 SH
*990048 — ENGL 2610: World Literature
Literature in translation from Western and non- Western cultures. 3 SH
*990071 — ENGL 2617: Women in Literature
Examination of works by and about women, drawn primarily from American and English writers. 3 SH
*990047 — ENGL 2618/H: American Literature and Diversity
Writers and works in relation to the diversity of American culture, politics, lifestyles, and social movements. 3 S.H.
*990072 — ENGL 2631/H: Mythology in Literature
An introductory study of myths, chiefly classical, with some attention to their origins and cultural significance, and of literary works, both classical and modern, in which myths are used. 3 SH
*990046 — ENGL 2665/H Title: Introduction to Film Study
An introduction to film as a medium of artistic expression. The course studies technical aspects of film and the relationship of film to other media and society. 3 S.H.
990063 — FNLG 2605: Topics in Foreign Drama
Study of representative plays written in a language other than English (but read in English translation): examination of relevant critical theories and of historic and institutional factors affecting the development of the genre; special attention to ethical issues raised in the plays. 3 SH COURSE HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN.
990494 — FNLG 2610: Foreign Film
Study of representative films originally produced in a language other than English. Examination of relevant critical theories and of historic and institutional factors affecting the development of the genre; special attention to cultural issues raised in the films. 3 S.H.
*990105 — MUHL 2616 /H: Survey of Jazz
A historical survey of the origins, influences, and stylistic features of jazz from its beginnings to the present, with emphasis on performers, compositions, and innovations. 3 SH
*990039 — MUHL 2617 /H: Film Music
A historical survey of the use of music in motion pictures. Examination of different styles in works by major composers. 3 SH.
990038 — MUHL 2618/H: Rock 'n Roll to Rock
An historical survey of the evolution of Rock 'n Roll into Rock with emphasis on the interrelationships of the music and social and political influences and the interaction of Rock with other forms of music. 3SH
*990052 — MUED 2621: Musical Literature and Appreciation
Emphasis on the development of listening techniques that can be applied to music of western and non-western cultures through comparison and contrast of music’s significant historical periods. 3SH
990501 — MUHL 2622 Title: Popular Music in America
The changing styles in American popular music from its origins to the present day studied through an examination of representative compositions and performers. 3 S.H.
990459 — THTR 1512: Survey of Musical Theater
An examination of the history and development of the musical theater genre, including an in-depth study of significant works and individual practitioners. 3 S.H.
*990010 — THTR 1560: Understanding Theater
The theory, history, cultural role, and physical characteristics of the theater as an institution in human society. 3 S.H.
*990009 — THTR 1590: History of Motion Pictures
The history of the motion picture from its beginning to the present, with emphasis on the milestones of the film as a performing art. Viewing of significant films from various periods and countries. 3 S.H.
*990008 — THTR 2690: The Art of Motion Pictures
Analysis of the structure of the motion picture, the development of the script, the function of editing, the approach to acting in film production, and the problems faced by a director in film production. Criteria of artistic filmmaking are studied. Examples from motion pictures are screened and discussed. 3 S.H.
Substitute Courses for Music 2621
990106 — MUHL 3771: Music History and Literature I
An exploration of the development of musical style in Medieval and Renaissance Europe. Representative vocal and instrumental works are examined from historical perspectives of music theory and practice, while closely considering the social, political and artistic contexts that produced them. Prereq.: Sophomore standing. 3 SH.
990107 — MUHL 3772: Music History and Literature II
An exploration of the development of European Baroque and Rococo musical styles. Representative vocal and instrumental works are examined from historical perspectives of music theory and practice, while closely considering the social, political and artistic contexts that produced them. Prereq.: Sophomore standing. 3 SH
990108 — MUHL 3773: Music History and Literature III
An exploration of the development of European musical style from the Classic era through Wagner. Representative vocal and instrumental works are examined from historical perspectives of music theory and practice, while closely considering the social, political and artistic contexts that produced them. Prereq.: Sophomore standing. 3 SH.
990109 — MUHL 3774: Music History and Literature IV
An exploration of the development of late 19th and 20th century European and American musical styles and of selected non-Western musics. Representative vocal and instrumental works are examined from historical perspectives of music theory and practice, while closely considering the social, political and artistic contexts that produced them. Prereq.: Sophomore standing. 3 SH.
Substitute courses for Theater 1560 and 1590
990014 — THTR 4860: Theater History and Texts after 1700
A study of dramatic texts in performance, from antiquity to the present. Emphasis on performance histories, and the production company's role as interpreter of the work. Prereq.: THTR 3762 or consent of the instructor. 3 SH
990015 — THTR 4891: Theater History and Texts to 1700
A history of the physical theater from antiquity to the present. Emphasis on theater architecture, stagecraft and audiences. Prereq.: Upperclass standing with a minimum of 9 S.H. of THTR coursework, or consent of the instructor. 3 SH