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VP 200 Critical Thinking in the Arts
LASC—Creative Arts; Thought, Language and Culture
The experience of art, music, and theatre to develop individual critical thinking in the similarities and differences among the arts.
Offered every year. 3 credits

VP 210 Contemporary Dance Styles I
LASC—Creative Arts
The study and movement of dance vocabularies in one or more contemporary and modern styles.
Offered every year. 3 credits

VP 300 Interdisciplinary Arts Seminar
Prerequisite: VP 200
Examines examples of contemporary modes of interdisciplinary works of music, theatre, and visual art with the goal of developing an individual, creative aesthetic.
Offered every year. 3 credits

VP 310 Contemporary Dance Styles II
LASC—Creative Arts
The study and movement of contemporary dance vocabularies at the intermediate to advanced level.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

VP 375 Special Topics
A course that varies according to specific student and faculty interest.
Offered as needed. 3 credits

VP 400 Capstone/Senior Thesis
Prerequisites: VP 200, VP 300
Students research, design, and create works of art, music, and theatre for public presentation and evaluation by a faculty board of review.
Offer every year. 3 credits.

VP 405 Independent Study in the Arts
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
An opportunity for students to examine topics not ordinarily covered in other arts courses.
Offered every year. 1-3 credits

VP 435 Internship in the Arts
Prerequisites: 2 relevant arts courses
Advanced students gain practical experience in a working arts environment.
Offered every year. 3-12 credits.



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