Interdisciplinary Storytelling

Interdisciplinary Storytelling - AC

This program is not eligible for Financial Aid
Major: 
6217N
Effective term: 
2016 Spring
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
AC
Total credits required: 
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.

Prerequisites
Credits:3
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment 3
Requirements
Credits:16
STO282AAService-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
STO297Creating 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
COM263Elements of Intercultural Communication 3
DAH201World Dance Studies 3
HUM250Ideas & Values in the Humanities 3
HUM120Cultural Viewpoints in the Arts 3
STO286Using Storytelling in a Variety of Settings 3
STO288Telling Sacred Stories from Around the World 3
 
OR
 
Track 2: Digital Emphasis: Credits: 9
ART173Computer Art 3
 
Students should select 2 courses from the following courses for a total of 6 credits in consultation with the department/division advisor:
ART131Photography I 3
ADA/ART177Computer-Photographic Imaging 3
ART298ACSpecial Projects 3
HUM120Cultural Viewpoints in the Arts 3
HUM250Ideas & Values in the Humanities 3
STO286Using Storytelling in a Variety of Settings 3
STO288Telling Sacred Stories from Around the World 3
STO297Creating and Telling Personal Stories 3
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)