Fine and Performing Art Minors

Art History Minor

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

ARH-2010

Survey of Western Traditions in Art

3

__________

ARH-2060

Survey of Non-Western Traditions in Art

3

__________

Subtotal

 

6

 

Introductory Studio Electives (select two courses)

ART-1011

Drawing I

3

__________

ART-1231

Ceramics I

3

__________

ART-2110

Introduction to Digital Media

3

__________

ART-2150

Jewelry & Metalsmithing

3

__________

ART-2211

Painting I

3

__________

ART-2251

Sculpture I

3

__________

ART-2301

Photography I

3

__________

ART-2410

Introduction to Printmaking I

3

__________

Subtotal

 

6

 

Advanced Art History Electives (select three courses):

ARH-3015

Greek and Roman Art

3

__________

ARH-3020

Art of the Renaissance

3

__________

ARH-3060

20th-Century Art

3

__________

ARH-3110

The Spiritual in Non-Western Art

3

__________

ARH-3120

Art Criticism

3

__________

ARH-3130

History of Photography

3

__________

ARH-3140

African Art

3

__________

ARH-3150

Art of the Human Body

3

__________

ARH-3210

Women in Art

3

__________

ARH-4710

Special Topics in Art History

3

__________

ARH-4720

Seminar in Contemporary Art Issues

3

__________

Subtotal

 

9

 

Total

 

21

 

Arts Management for Theater Majors Minor

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

ACC-2121

Financial Accounting

4

__________

ACC-2122

Managerial Accounting

4

__________

BUS-2020

Principles of Management

3

__________

BUS-2230

Principals of Marketing

3

__________

BUS-2410

Human Resource Management

3

__________

CIS-1041

Microcomputer Applications I

3

__________

ECO-1020

Introduction to Economics OR

 

__________

ECO-2030

Microeconomics OR

 

 

ECO-2020

Macroeconomics

3

__________

Total

 

23

 

Dance Minor

The minor in dance exposes students to the vital aspects of the art as performers, creators and observers. Courses provide students with a conceptual, historical, and technical background. Advanced students may become members of the Johnson Dance Ensemble, our student dance company, or may have the opportunity to become an apprentice in the Vermont Dance Collective.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

The dance minor consists of a minimum of 24 credits selected from the following courses:

DAN-1010

Fundamentals of Dance

3

__________

DAN-1111

Modern Dance

3

__________

DAN-2010

Folk Dance

3

__________

DAN-2030

Improvisation/Composition

4

__________

DAN-2131

Ballet

3

__________

DAN-3020

Intermediate Ballet: Technique and History

3

__________

DAN-3030

Improvisation/Composition: Intermediate/Advanced Level

 

4

 

__________

DAN-3112

Intermediate Modern Dance: Technique and History

 

3

 

__________

DAN-3130

Jazz Dance

3

__________

DAN-4130

Advanced Ball/Modern Dance: Technique and History

 

3

 

__________

Total

 

24

 

Music Minor

The music minor exposes students to a broad overview of music and is an option for students who want to continue playing and studying music but are majoring in another field. Individual lessons and performance opportunities are offered in both traditional and jazz/contemporary settings.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

MUS-1015

Meet The Masters

3

__________

MUS-1051

Keyboard Harmony I

1

__________

MUS-1052

Keyboard Harmony II

1

__________

MUS-1061

Ear Training I

1

__________

MUS-1062

Ear Training II

1

__________

MUS-1231

Music Theory I

3

__________

MUS-1232

Music Theory II

3

__________

 

 

 

Select any two additional MUS courses, at least one of which is at the 3000 level

6

__________

Select any combination (4 credits total):

MUS-1120

Applied Music Lessons

1 ea.

__________

MUS-2220

Music Ensemble

1 ea.

__________

MUS-3240

Applied Music Lessons

2 ea.

__________

Total

 

23

 

Studio Arts Minor

The minor in studio arts combines foundation work in drawing and art history with study in the student's choice of four studio areas.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

ARH-2010

Survey of Western Traditions in Art

3

__________

ARH-2060

Survey of Non-Western Traditions in Art

3

__________

ART-1011

Drawing I

3

__________

Subtotal

 

9

 

Introductory Studio Electives (select four courses):

ART-1231

Ceramics I

3

__________

ART-2110

Introduction to Digital Media

3

__________

ART-2150

Jewelry & Metalsmithing

3

__________

ART-2211

Painting I

3

__________

ART-2251

Sculpture I

3

__________

ART-2301

Photography I

3

__________

ART-2410

Introduction to Printmaking

3

__________

Subtotal

 

12

 

Total

 

21

 

Note: Upper-level studio courses may be substituted for up to two of the introductory studio electives.

Theater Minor

The minor in theater provides both a conceptual and practical study of performance and production, as well as a basic historical and literary background.

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

THA-1041

Introduction to Theater Arts

3

__________

THA-1111

Stagecraft

3

__________

THA-3140

Theater History

3

__________

Select three courses from the following:

THA-2121 &

THA-2121L

Acting I and

Acting I Lab*

3

1

 

__________

THA-2122

Acting II

3

__________

THA-3030

Children's Theater

3

__________

THA-3123

Acting III

3

__________

THA-3130

Introduction to Scene Design and Stage Lighting

 

3

 

__________

THA-3210

Introduction to Directing

3

__________

*Students registering for Acting I must also register for the Acting I Lab (THA-2121L) for 1 credit.

Select one course from the following:

(Complete THA-3140 before taking these courses):

THA-3010

Shakespeare: "On the Stage and on the Page"

3

__________

THA-3110

Dramatic Literature: Classical/Modern

3

__________

Total

 

21-22

 

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts offers courses with the following designators: ARH (art history), ART (studio arts and art education), DAN (dance), MUS (music), THA (theater arts). See full course descriptions. The department also offers a Master of Fine Arts Program in Studio Arts. For further information, see the Johnson State College graduate catalog.