THE ARTS TRACK

Included in the 2015-2016 Music Industry Studies degree program, the arts track encourages students to explore their creativity within the context of fine or applied arts.

Please note that the arts track was discontinued for the 2016-2017 Music Industry Studies (BS) program; only students currently following the 2015-2016 MIS (BS) curriculum need to complete this track.

For a complete guide to arts tracks and courses, please see below or download the 2016-2017 guide.

2016-2017 ARTS TRACKS

COMMERCIAL MUSIC TRACK
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
MUTH-M150 Theory of Popular Music I 4
MUTH-M151 Theory of Popular Music II 4
MUIN-M322 Craft/Business of Songwriting 3
MUGN-M435, or
MUIN-M335
Film Scoring, or
Music Supervision
3
FILM STUDIES TRACK
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL-A207 Reading Film 3
ENGL-A220 Media and Mediation 3
ENGL-A474 History of Film 3
ENGL-A372, or
ENGL-A472
Studies in American Cinema, or
Studies in European Cinema
3
DIGITAL FILMMAKING TRACK
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
FILM-M115 Intro to Digital FIlmmaking 3
FILM-M125 Script to Screen 3
FILM-M230 Digital Editing 3
FILM-M220 Audio for Film and Television 3
CREATIVE WRITING TRACK
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL-A317 Writing the Short Script 3
ENGL-A211 Intro to Creative Writing 3
ENGL-A311 Writing Fiction 3
ENGL-A312 Writing Poetry 3
SCREENWRITING TRACK
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL-A317 Writing the Short Script 3
ENGL-A417 Playwriting Workshop 3
ENGL-A470 Film and the Art of Literary Adaptation 3
ENGL-A313 Feature Screenwriting I 3
ENGL-A314 Feature Screenwriting II 3
Select any four (4) of the above.

2016-2017 ARTS TRACK ELECTIVES MASTER LIST

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
Digital Filmmaking (FILM) Electives
FILM-M115 Intro to Digital Filmmaking 3
FILM-M125 Script to Screen 3
FILM-M220 Audio for Film and Television 3
FILM-M230 Digital Editing 3
Music General (MUGN) Electives
MUGN-M335 Music Supervision 3
MUGN-M435 Film Scoring 3
MUGN-M406 Psychology of Music 3
Music Industry Studies (MUIN) Electives
MUIN-M322 Craft/Business of Songwriting 3
English (ENGL) Electives
ENGL-A211 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENGL-A220 Media and Mediation 3
ENGL-A311 Writing Fiction 3
ENGL-A312 Writing Poetry 3
ENGL-A313 Feature Screenwriting I 3
ENGL-A314 Feature Screenwriting II 3
ENGL-A317 Writing the Short Script 3
ENGL-A372 Studies in American Cinema 3
ENGL-A404 Creative Nonfiction Workshop 3
ENGL-A415 Creative Writing Workshop 3
ENGL-A417 Playwriting Workshop 3
ENGL-A470 Film and the Art of Literary Adaptation 3
ENGL-A472 Studies in European Cinema 3
ENGL-A474 History of Film 3
Theatre Arts (THEA) Electives
THEA-M103 Stagecraft I 3
THEA-M104 Stagecraft II 3
THEA-M107 The Dramatic Imagination 3
THEA-M110 Voice and Movement Workshop I 3
THEA-M112 Voice and Movement Workshop II 3
THEA-M215 Musical Theatre Performance 3
THEA-M217 Makeup for Stage and Television 3
THEA-M220 Acting I 3
THEA-M221 Acting II 3
THEA-M239 Advanced Movement Drama Workshop 3
THEA-M240 Theatre History 3
THEA-M255 Theatre Management 3
THEA-M300 Play Production 3
THEA-M309 Acting III: Acting for the Camera 3
THEA-M311 Acting IV: Advanced Scene Study 3
THEA-M314 Shakespeare in Performance 3
THEA-M315 Musical Theatre Performance II 3
THEA-M320 Intro to Computer Aided Design 3
THEA-M325 Lighting Design 3
THEA-M326 Sound Design for Theatre 3
THEA-M331 Costume Design 3
THEA-M364 Audition Techniques 3
THEA-M410 Directing 3
THEA-M417 Playwriting Workshop 3
THEA-M420 Advanced Directing 3
THEA-M430 Scene Design 3
THEA-O200 Community in Catholic Theatre 3
THEA-O230 World Theatre I 3
THEA-O232 World Theatre II 3
THEA-O243 Black Theatre: 1940 - Present 3
THEA-O244 American Myth and Drama 3
THEA-O250 American Musical Theatre 3
THEA-O260 Theatre in Contemporary Culture 3
THEA-O270 Lovers and Clown in Early Modern Italy 3
THEA-O272 South Asian Performing Arts 3
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
Music History and Literature (MUHL) Electives
MUHL-M306 History of Western Art and Music I 3
MUHL-M307 History of Western Art and Music II 3
MUHL-M308 Piano Literature I 3
MUHL-M309 Piano Literature II 3
Music Theory (MUTH) Electives
MUTH-M150 Theory of Popular Music I 4
MUTH-M151 Theory of Popular Music II 4
Music Ensemble/Performance (MUEN/MUPC) Electives
MUEN/MUPC Any MUEN or MUPR ensemble/private lesson course
Visual Arts (VISA) Electives
VISA-A104 Elements: Visual Traditions 3
VISA-A105 Elements: Color 3
VISA-A106 Elements: Time/Narrative 3
VISA-A107 Elements: Spacial Principals 3
VISA-A110 Intro to Art History I 3
VISA-A111 Intro to Art History II 3
VISA-A115 Painting for Non-art Students 3
VISA-A200 Drawing I 3
VISA-A201 Drawing II 3
VISA-A215 Modern Art 3
VISA-A230 Painting Studio I 3
VISA-A231 Painting Studio II 3
VISA-A232 Painting Studio III 3
VISA-A240 Beginning Printmaking 3
VISA-A241 Printmaking: Intaglio 3
VISA-A242 Printmaking: Screen-printing 3
VISA-A243 Advanced Printmaking 3
VISA-A244 Printmaking: Lithography 3
VISA-A245 Bookbinding/ Book Arts 3
VISA-A246 Printmaking: Relief 3
VISA-A249 Fine Art of Photography 3
VISA-A271 Graphic Communication Survey 3
VISA-A275 Graphic Design I 3
VISA-A276 Digital Art – 2D 3
VISA-A285 Cinematic Rep. of Cross-Gender Performance 3
VISA-A300 Art After Modernism 3
VISA-A320 Sculpture Studio I 3
VISA-A321 Sculpture Studio II 3
VISA-A325 Web Design 3
VISA-A326 Motion Graphics 3
VISA-A340 Metal Sculpture I 3
VISA-A349 Fine Art of Photography II 3
VISA-A350 Aesthetics: As Practiced in Theory 3
VISA-A374 Digital Art – 3D/Motion/Sound 3
VISA-A375 Graphic Design II 3
VISA-A376 Graphic Design III 3
VISA-A377 Graphic Design IV 3
VISA-A378 Typography I 3
VISA-A379 Typography II 3
VISA-A420 Renaissance Art 3
VISA-A445 Sculpture Studio III 3
VISA-A450 Senior Show I 3
VISA-A451 Senior Show II 3
VISA-A457 Arts Career Intern I 3
VISA-A458 Arts Career Intern II 3
VISA-A474 Electronic Multimedia 3
VISA-A475 Graphic Design V 3
VISA-A476 Graphic Design VI 3
VISA-O206 Music & Art in the Middle Ages & Renaissance* 3
VISA-O236 Women in Art 3
* Cross-listed as MUGN-O206

DOWNLOAD THE 2016-2017 ARTS TRACK GUIDE.

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