2017-18 Catalog

Fine Arts

Courses

FINA 1360. The Art of Film. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

An overview of the historical development of cinema (including contemporary and classic films) as an artistic and social force. Students study the aesthetic elements of the cinema, the terminology governing film production and the lines of critical inquiry that have been developed for the medium. Readings, screenings and written reports required.

FINA 4085. Fine Arts Seminar. 1-3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 1-3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Design of course will focus on current topics and issues in fine arts of interest to a group of students. May be repeated twice for credit as topic and/or objectives of the course change. Prerequisite: upper-level status only.

FINA 4086. Individual Problems in Fine Arts. 1-3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 1-3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

A course featuring independent reading, research, and discussion under personal direction of instructor. Topics vary according to student need. Prerequisite: approval of department head.

FINA 4301. The Arts in Contemporary Society. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours). [WI]

An interdisciplinary course which emphasizes the relationships of art, music, and theatre in contemporary society. Class projects and individual research assignments involve analysis and either written or oral reports. Prerequisites: Senior or advanced junior standing with 18 hrs in ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM/THEA or approval of department head.

FINA 5386. Special Problems. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Conference course. Independent reading, research, discussion under the supervision of an instructor. May be repeated as topic varies. Prerequisite: Full admission to the College of Graduate Studies or approval of department head.

FINA 5390. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Conference course. Independent reading, research, discussion under the supervision of an instructor. May be repeated as topic varies. Prerequisite: Full admission to the College of Graduate Studies or approval of department head.