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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  May 24, 2024
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Visual and Performing Arts, BA

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Visual and Performing Arts is a contemporary academic field that approaches the visual and performing arts as a cohesive body of study. Its purpose is to explore the interconnectedness of art history, music, and theatre arts through a comparative examination of their themes, conventions, and aesthetic developments. This major also promotes understanding of the role of the arts in history and society and appreciation for human artistic expression.

Additional Requirement 1 course (3 credits)

After earning 90 credits, all Visual and Performing Arts majors must enroll in either HAA 1955 , MUSIC 1955 , or THEA 1955  to fulfill the capstone class requirement. The capstone project can be research or performance based.

Studio and Performance Opportunities

Students are encouraged to participate in music and theatrical performances and studio arts. Credit is available as part of these performances to be used in the Humanities area of General Education or General Electives.

Total Credits: 39

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