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Advanced Interdisciplinary Storytelling - AC

Major: 6218
Effective Term: 2009 Spring Final Term: Current
Award: AC
Total Credits: 15
Description:

The academic certificate program emphasizes the presentation of interdisciplinary and multi-cultural stories through live performance or through multimedia. This Advanced Interdisciplinary Storytelling Certificate provides students the opportunity to develop deeper understanding of points of view and to advance their artistic skills to achieve their fine arts goals. Opportunities are provided to explore a variety of art forms and cultural perspectives to enhance creative content development. Students can choose to concentrate study within a specific culture and/or to refine artistic ability to create compelling original stories.

Program Notes:

Students have the option of selecting Performance or Digital Emphasis for this certificate.
Required courses and other course choices depend upon the emphasis the student selects.

Admission Criteria: None
Program Prerequisites
Credits:19
Certificate of Completion in Interdisciplinary Storytelling (6217) 16
ENG102 First-Year Composition (3) OR
Equivalent. 3
Required Courses
Credits:15
STO293 The Art of Storytelling II 3
 
Track 1: Performance Emphasis: Credits: 12
Note: Student should select a total of 12 credits in consultation with a department/ division advisor:
ARH145 History of American Indian Art 3
ARH201 Art of Asia 3
ARH217 Mexican Art History 3
ART111 Drawing I 3
CCS/ENH212The Mexican American Novel 3
COM243 Interpreters Theatre 3
ENG210 Creative Writing 3
ENG217 Personal and Exploratory Writing 3
ENH117 Rap Literature: The Oral Tradition 3
ENH205 Asian American Literature 3
ENH259 American Indian Literature 3
HUM/WST209Women and Films 3
MHL143 Music in World Cultures 3
MHL147 Music of African American Cultures 3
MUP225 Class Guitar I 2
STO289AA Using Storytelling in Educational Settings 1
STO289AB Using Storytelling in Business Settings 1
STO289AC Using Storytelling in Healing Settings 1
THP112 Acting I 3
 
Track 2: Digital Emphasis: Credits: 12
ENG217 Personal and Exploratory Writing (3) OR
HUM107 Humanities Through the Arts (3) 3
 
Student should select a total of 6 credits in consultation with a department/division advisor:
ADA/ART112Two-dimensional Design 3
ARH120AA Understanding Art: Black Art 2
ARH145 History of American Indian Art 3
ARH201 Art of Asia 3
ARH217 Mexican Art History 3
HUM/WST209Women and Films 3
MHL143 Music in World Culture 3
MHL147 Music of African American Culture 3
STO289AA Using Storytelling in Business Settings 1
STO289AB Using Storytelling in Educational Settings 1
STO289AC Using Storytelling in Healing Settings 1
 
Student should select a total of 3 credits in consultation with a department/division advisor:
ART111 Drawing I 3
ENG210 Creative Writing 3
MHL156 Music in Latin America and the Caribbean 3
MHL140 Survey of Music History 3
MHL145 American Jazz & Popular Music 3
MHL155 Survey of American Music 3
MUP225 Class Guitar I 3

Program Competencies

  1. Demonstrate understanding of design principles and visual composition (ART111, ADA/ART112)
  2. Demonstrate conceptualization, visualization and production through digital media (ART111, ADA/ART112)
  3. Research, select and create existing stories and create original stories to tell. (ENG210, ENG217)
  4. Compare and contrast plot variations and demonstrate awareness of points of view. (ARH145, ARH201, ARH217, CCS/ENH212, ENH205, ENH259, HUM107, HUM/WST209, MHL143, MHL147)
  5. Identify elements of drama and forms of dramatic composition. (HUM107)
  6. Demonstrate the effective use of voice, gesture and movement in live performance. (COM243, ENH117, MUP225, STO293, THP112)
  7. Design storytelling performance for a specific audience, venue. (ARH120AA, COM243, MHL140, MHL145, MHL155, MHL156, STO286, STO289AA, STO289AB, STO289AC, THP112)
  8. Demonstrate effective use of performance space. (COM243, THP112)

Complete program information is available here.

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

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