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Interdisciplinary Storytelling - AC

Major: 6217
Effective Term: 2005 Spring Final Term: Current
Award: AC
Total Credits: 16
Description:

This academic certificate emphasizes the presentation of interdisciplinary and multi-cultural stories through live performance or through multimedia. Opportunities are provided to explore a variety of art forms and cultural perspectives to enhance creative content development.

Program Notes:

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

Admission Criteria: None
Program Prerequisites
Credits:3
ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment 3
Required Courses
Credits:16
STO282AA Service-Learning Experience in Storytelling 1
EDU/HUM/STO292The Art of Storytelling 3
EDU/ENH/STO294Multicultural Folktales 3
 
Students should select one of the following tracks:
 
Track 1: Performance Emphasis: Credits: 9
STO297 Creating and Telling Personal Stories 3
 
Student should select 2 courses from the following courses for total of 6 credits in consultation with a department/division advisor:
COM/THP241Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
COM263 Elements of Intercultural Communication 3
DAH201 World Dance Studies 3
HUM250 Ideas & Values in the Humanities 3
HUM120 Cultural Viewpoints in the Arts 3
STO286 Using Storytelling in a Variety of Settings 3
STO288 Telling Sacred Stories from Around the World 3
 
OR
 
Track 2: Digital Emphasis: Credits: 9
ART/ADA173Computer Art 3
 
Students should select 2 courses from the following courses for a total of 6 credits in consultation with the department/division advisor:
ART131 Photography I 3
ADA/ART177Computer-Photographic Imaging 3
ART298AC Special Projects 3
HUM120 Cultural Viewpoints in the Arts 3
HUM250 Ideas & Values in the Humanities 3
STO286 Using Storytelling in a Variety of Settings 3
STO288 Telling Sacred Stories from Around the World 3
STO297 Creating and Telling Personal Stories 3

Program Competencies

  1. Demonstrate understanding of design principles and visual composition. (ADA/ART173, ADA/ART177, ART131, ART100, STO298AC)
  2. Demonstrate conceptualization, visualization and production through digital media. (ADA/ART173, ADA/ART177, ART131, ART298AC, STO282AC)
  3. Research and identify literary forms, compare and contrast plot variations and demonstrate awareness of cultural points of view. (COM263, HUM120, EDU/HUM/STO292, EDU/ENH/STO294, DAH201).
  4. Research, select and credit existing stories and create original stories to tell. (EDU/HUM/STO292, EDU/ENH/STO294, STO288)
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the key elements of effective stories: point of view, voice, dramatic question, emotional content, economy. (EDU/HUM/STO292, HUM250, STO297)
  6. Demonstrate the effective use of voice, gesture and movement in live performance. (EDU/HUM/STO292, COM225, COM/THP241, THP298AC)
  7. Plan and execute an Interdisciplinary Storytelling program for a specific audience, venue. (EDU/HUM/STO292, STO286, STO288)
  8. Demonstrate effective use of performance space. (EDU/HUM/STO 292, EDU/HUM/STO294, STO282AC, COM/THP241)

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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