Arts, Media, & Entertainment is designed to develop skills in criticism and evaluation of art forms, an understanding of the processes by which art and creativity are communicated, and an academic knowledge of promotion and marketing in the performing arts. Selected courses should focus on the ability to analyze the effects of the social, network, technical, and entertainment arts and media, and to develop the academic preparation necessary to pursue careers in arts, media, entertainment, and associated fields.
Focus theme requirements stipulate students take three courses in at least two different art forms or media in order to gain exposure to the impacts of arts and media in contemporary culture.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Demonstrate an awareness of the roles that arts, entertainment, amusement, recreation, and media have played in contemporary and historical societies.
- Identify the contributions of different artists and art forms to the human condition.
- Exhibit an awareness of how art, media, and entertainment shape and are shaped by cultural priorities and norms, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
- Develop and identify their own strengths, interests, opportunities, and potential contributions in and to the arts and related fields.