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. This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

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)