Creative and Performing Arts

  • A Saint Mary’s student demonstrates a basic understanding of form, aesthetics, and/or theory in a creative or performing art.
  • A Saint Mary’s student practices a creative or performing art.
  • A Saint Mary’s student develops resources of creativity, experience, and perception, which enrich herself and her world.

NOTE:  The Sophia Program represents a dynamic curriculum with regular changes and new courses certified for particular learning outcomes.  The following lists of Sophia Program course certifications are accurate at the time of publication.  Not all sections of all courses have been certified for the Sophia Program.  The class schedule search feature in PRISM, as well as the current schedule pdf, provides section-level certification details.

 Achieve Creative and Performing Arts Learning Outcomes through the following (3 hours):

ART 101 Drawing I 3 hours
ART 102 Drawing II 3 hours
ART 103 Design Lab I 3 hours
ART 104 Design Lab II 3 hours
ART 125 Silkscreen 3 hours
ART 141 Art Encounter 3 hours
ART 211 Ceramics: Introduction to Clay 3 hours
ART 212
Throwing on the Wheel
3 hours
ART 218 Modeling and Replication 3 hours
ART 221
Photography I
3 hours
ART 236
Sustainable Textiles
3 hours
ART 237
Handmade Paper & Felt
3 hours
ART/COMM 266
Introduction to New Media
3 hours
COMM 103
Introduction to Communication
3 hours
DANC 145 Ballet Technique: Beginning 1-2 hours
DANC 148 Jazz Technique: Beginning 1-2 hours
DANC 240
Introduction to Dance 3 hours
DANC 244 Modern Dance Technique: Intermediate 1-2 hours
DANC 245 Ballet Technique: Intermediate 1-2 hours
DANC 248 Jazz Technique: Intermediate 1-2 hours
DANC 344 Modern Dance Technique: Advanced 1-2 hours
DANC 345 Ballet Technique: Advanced 1-2 hours
DANC 348 Jazz Technique: Advanced 1-2 hours
MUS 104 Class Guitar 1 hour
MUS 111-131
Applied Music
1-2 hours
MUS 150 Voices in Time
3 hours
MUS 164 Creating Music: Introductory Music Composition 3 hours
MUS 181
Theory I: Fundamentals of Music
3 hours
THTR 135
Introduction to Theatre
3 hours
THTR 205
Introduction to Acting
3 hours
THTR 265
Play Analysis
3 hours