Analysis of Creative Expressions

The goal of this focal study is to explore the political, cultural and/or economic structures that affect and influence of the creation art, texts and film. How are these works a reflection or a rejection of the ideological structures in which they are created? How do the uses of the same medium (film, paintings, the novel, etc) differ across cultures and political climates? The multi-disciplinary aspect of this focal studies allows students to think about art, film and literature from a variety of perspectives.

Instructions for Focal Study 3

Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.

First Cluster (complete 3 courses)
ARTHI Any Art History course(s) 4-8 credits
ARTST 322 Seminar I: Concepts in Art 2 credits
ARTST 370 Interdisciplinary Design Seminar 2 credits
ARTST 372 Interdisciplinary Design Seminar non-majors 2 credits
DANC 261 Dance History and Appreciation I 4 credits
ENGL 220 Literature and Human Concerns 2-4 credits
ENGL 323 Shakespeare 4 credits
FREN 304 French and Francophone Theater 4 credits
FREN 320 Women's Writing in the Francophone World 4 credits
HUM 200 & SCI 200 Material Science for Makers 4 credits
HUM/THEA 353 Traditional Japanese Theatre 4 credits
MEDA 120 Film History and Analysis 4 credits
PHIL 304 Philosophy of Art 4 credits
POLS 221 Politics in Literature and Film 2 credits
THEA 101 Theatre Appreciation 2 credits
THEA 270/370 Theatre in London 3 credits
THEA/GSS 363 Gender, Sexuality, and Performance 4 credits
THEA 350 Theatre History and Dramatic Literature I 4 credits
THEA 360 Theatre History and Dramatic Literature II 4 credits