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					                          fINE ARTS
                              School of Fine Arts
                          dean: Roger Owens, PhD
                          Academic chairs: Visual Arts: Lisa Davis Allen, PhD • theatre: Ron Ellison • Music: Stephen Rochford, DMA • speech: Edwin Tiongson
                          Faculty: Susan Boettger, DMA, Stan Breckenridge,PhD, Amy Caterina, Lisa Davis Allen, PhD, Patricia Drew, Ron Ellison, Shannon Faseler,
M A J O R S




                          Lauren Francis, Antoinette Geldun, Amy Grimm, Eric Jones, John‑Frederick Jones, Julie Kirk, Nick Kruger, Daniel Luzko, DMA, Serge Martinchuk,
                          Jerry McGrath, Michael Quinn, Gary Rybold, Stephen Rochford, DMA, David Dean Shepherd, Linda Southwell, Edwin Tiongson, Janice Wyma, DMA



                          Curriculum                                      Associate Degree                                 a four‑year college or university should
                          The program in fine arts is an interdepart‑     Associate in Arts degree in Fine Arts            schedule an appointment with an IVC
                          mental major in the fine and performing                                                          counselor to develop a plan of study
                                                                          Students must complete a minimum of
                          arts: music, dance, theatre, speech,                                                             before beginning their program. It may
                                                                          60 units of credit, including the courses
D E P A R T M E N T A L




                          visual arts, and photography.                                                                    be helpful to meet with the department
                                                                          in the major (“Major Requirements”)              faculty at IVC.
                                                                          and general education requirements
                          Major                                           (pages 43‑49), with an overall GPA of 2.0
                          The degree in fine arts is intended to          or better, and a grade of “A,” “B,” “C,” or
                          provide the student with an arts education      “P” in all courses to be counted toward          COURSES
                          emphasizing the diversity and yet com‑          the major. A minimum of 12 units must be         FA 27: IntroductIon to FIne Arts
                          monality within the traditional and nontra‑     completed at Irvine Valley College. See          3 units
                          ditional arts. To the extent that we recog‑     pages 34‑35 for further information.             3 hours lecture
                          nize a distinct “artistic” capacity or form                                                      transfers: csu, uc
                          of perception—different from analysis and       Transfer Preparation                             This course offers an introduction to the
                          apart from language—we assume that the                                                           discipline of fine arts, including art, the‑
                                                                          Courses that fulfill major requirements
                                                                                                                           atre, and music. The course will explore
                          artist may realize similar ends in a variety    for an associate degree at Irvine Valley         various topics that unite all fine arts,
                          of media and that all the arts are in this      College may not be the same as those             including terminology, aesthetics, themes,
                          sense profoundly interconnected. The            required for completing the major at a           objective and subjective analysis, and
                          fine arts major provides students with the      transfer institution offering a bachelor’s       techniques of the critique. Participation in
                          opportunity to seek this interconnection.       degree. Students who plan to transfer to         field trips may be required. NR
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                          The diversity and flexibility of the major
                          make it appropriate for a range of career
P R O G R A M S




                          alternatives, especially within fields                                         Associate in Arts Degree
                          demanding a high degree of expressive                               Major Requirements: fINE ARTS
                          and creative ability. The major is also a
                          fine choice for the general arts student          complete the following courses:                                              units
                          who does not want to specialize within a            Art 4           Introduction to Art Theory                                     3
                          single medium at the lower‑division level.          FA 27           Introduction to Fine Arts                                      3
                                                                              Mus 180         Music Laboratory                                            0.5
                          Career Options                                    complete at least one of the following:
                          Career options in fine arts incorporate a           Mus 1            The Basics of Music                                           3
                          variety of professional paths that address          Mus 3            Harmony I                                                     5
                          the creative process in education, busi‑            Mus 20           Music Appreciation                                            3
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                          ness, or nonprofit organizations. These
                                                                            complete at least one of the following:
                          might include but are not limited to the
C O U R S E S




                                                                              tA 20            Theatre Appreciation: Classical Overview                      3
                          following:
                                                                              tA 21            Theatre Appreciation: Contemporary                            3
                          •   Galleries or Museums                          complete at least one of the following:
                          •   Music Industry                                  PHot 1/Art 1 History of Photography                                            3
                          •   Public Arts Instruction                         PHot 50          Introduction to Photography                                   3
                          •   Theatre Management
                                                                            complete at least one of the following:
                                                                              sP 30            Introduction to Oral Interpretation                           3
                                                                              sP 100           Group Dynamics and Leadership                                 3

                                                                                                 totAL unIts:                                       18.5-20.5

                                                                            recommended electives may be selected from among the transfer-level courses in
                                                                            the following programs: Art, Art History, Music, Speech, Photography, and Theatre Arts.




                          164      Irvine Valley College Catalog 2009|2010 ———————————————————————————————————————————                                      fINE ARTS

				
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