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Fine Arts

A vital part of the Tennessee Wesleyan College community, the Department of Fine Arts serves as a cultural agency for the campus, community, and surrounding area. The baccalaureate programs in fine arts and music prepare the student in the areas of performance and teaching and provide the necessary background for further study. Minors in art, music, and theatre offer the student majoring in other areas on the campus an opportunity to develop a talent or passion that may give a lifetime of pleasure and community involvement. Art, music or theatre may be combined with another curricular area to create a Fine Arts major. These interdisciplinary Fine Arts Majors are created to meet the needs of the student.

For the student not interested in a major or a minor in one of the arts, many opportunities are available for dramatic and musical performance; improvement of acting, listening, and artistic skills; or initiation to music fundamentals and art and theater history. Art exhibits, concerts, plays, musicals, and recitals are presented by the department throughout the academic year. The ensembles perform frequently both on and off campus and tour each spring.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Music
To receive the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in music the student must
complete 62 semester hours in music courses as follows:
MU 111, 112 Materials and Structures of Music I, II 6 s.h
MU 111L, 112L Materials and Structures of Music I, II Lab 2 s.h.
MU 211, 212 Materials and Structures of Music III, IV 6 s.h.
MU 211L, 212L Materials and Structures of Music III, IV Lab 2 s.h.
MU 103r, 303r Applied Music (principal) 12 s.h.
MU 100r, or 116r Applied Music (secondary) 4 s.h.
MU 214, MU 215 Music Literature I & II 6 s.h.
MU 221 Performance & Instrumentation Percussion Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 222 Performance & Instrumentation Brass Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 223 Performance & Instrumentation String Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 224 Performance & Instrumentation Woodwind Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 314, 315 History of Music I, II 6 s.h.
MU 191r, 391 Concert Choir 8 s.h.
MU 324 Beginning Conducting 3 s.h.
MU 325 Advanced Conducting and Choral Techniques 3 s.h.
MU 404r Junior Recital 2 s.h.
MU 404r Senior Recital 3 s.h.
MU 440 Music Seminar 1 s.h.
Total: 68 s.h.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Music Education
To receive the Bachelor of Music Education degree, all students must complete 70 semester hours in the core requirements, plus additional course work leading to either the major in church music or the major in music (for those seeking licensure to teach).

MU 111, 112 Materials and Structures of Music I, II 6 s.h.
MU 111L, 112L Materials and Structures of Music I, II Lab 2 s.h.
MU 211, 212 Materials and Structures of Music III, IV 6 s.h.
MU 211L, 212L Materials and Structures of Music III, IV Lab 2 s.h.
MU 100 or 116 Applied Music (secondary) or Class Voice 4 s.h.
MU 103r, 303r Applied Music (principal) 12 s.h.
MU 214, 215 Music Literature I & II 6 s.h
MU 221 Performance & Instrumentation Percussion Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 222 Performance & Instrumentation Brass Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 223 Performance & Instrumentation String Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 224 Performance & Instrumentation Woodwind Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 314, 315 History of Music I, II 6 s.h.
MU 324 Beginning Conducting 3 s.h.
MU 325 Advanced Conducting and Choral Techniques 3 s.h.
MU 191r, 391r Concert Choir and/or
MU 171r, 371r Chorale 7 s.h.
MU 329 Methods and Materials for Teaching Music in Elementary School (K-6) 2 s.h.
MU 332 Methods and Materials for Teaching General Music in Secondary School (7-12) 2 s.h.
MU 404r Senior Recital 2 s.h.
MU 430 Introduction to Music Teaching and Learning 2 s.h.
MU 440 Music Seminar 1 s.h.

Students who wish to be licensed to teach in Music Education in grades K-12 must also complete the enhanced ACR II and 32 hours of professional education courses as listed under the Education major in this catalog.

Those students seeking a major in church music must complete the core requirements for the Bachelor of Music Education degree and the following:
MU 310 Music in the Church 2 s.h.
R 101 Introduction to the Bible 3 s.h.
R 305 New Testament Theology 3 s.h.
R 318 History of the Christian Church 3 s.h.
CV 325, 327 Church Vocations Practicum I, II 6 s.h.
PH 100 Introduction to Philosophy 3 s.h.
SP 101 Introduction to Speech 3 s.h.
TH 104 Introduction to Theater 3 s.h.
The ACR 38 s.h.
Total: 64 s.h.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Fine Arts
Students need to follow the General ACR, including demonstration of proficiency in a foreign language at the intermediate (202) level. Students must complete 66 credit hours in interdisciplinary fine arts, including a primary area of emphasis and a secondary area of emphasis to fulfill the major requirements. The student will select two or the three emphases, with a capstone course in their primary emphasis. Nine credit hours are considered electives within the major.

Art Emphasis Requirement (40-42 s.h.):
A 101 Drawing I 3 s.h.
A 102 Drawing II 3 s.h.
A 103 Painting I 3 s.h.
A 104 Painting II 3 s.h.
A 111 Art Appreciation 3 s.h.
A 211 Printmaking I 3 s.h.
A 212 Printmaking II 3 s.h.
A 216 2D Design 3 s.h.
A 219 Sculpture I 3 s.h.
A 300 Art Since 1900 3 s.h.
A 317 3D Design 3 s.h.
A 390 Readings in Art 3 s.h.
A 391 Art Practicum 1 s.h.
Capstone Project Choice:
A 495 Senior Project 3 s.h.
A 496 Senior Thesis 3 s.h.

Music Emphasis Requirements (43 s.h.):
MU 103 Applied Music 8 s.h.
MU 111 Materials and Structures of Music I 3 s.h.
MU 111L Materials and Structures of Music I Lab 1 s.h.
MU 112 Materials and Structures of Music II 3 s.h.
MU 112L Materials and Structures of Music II Lab 1 s.h.
MU 191 Concert Choir 1 s.h.
MU 211 Materials and Structures of Music III 3 s.h.
MU 211L Materials and Structures of Music III Lab 1 s.h.
MU 212 Materials and Structures of Music IV 3 s.h.
MU 212L Materials and Structures of Music IV Lab 1 s.h.
MU 214 Music Literature I 3 s.h.
MU 215 Music Literature II 3 s.h.
MU 315 History of Music II 3 s.h.
MU 324 Beginning Conducting 3 s.h.
Capstone Project: MU 404r Senior Recital 3 s.h.

Theatre Emphasis Requirements:
TH 100 Theatre Practicum 1 s.h.
TH 101 Basic Theatre Technique 3 s.h.
TH 104 Intro to Theatre 3 s.h.
TH 200 Theatre Practicum 1 s.h.
TH 201 Introduction to Acting 3 s.h.
TH 209 World Theatre History I 3 s.h.
TH 300 Theatre Practicum 1 s.h.
TH 301 Modern Drama 3 s.h.
TH 304 Advanced Acting 3 s.h.
TH 309 World Theatre History II 3 s.h.
TH 400 Theatre Practicum 1 s.h.
TH 401 Directing Theatre 3 s.h.
TH 402 Playwriting 3 s.h.
Capstone Project: TH 404 Theatre Capstone Project 3 s.h.

The student with a Theatre concentration will take a minimum of 9 credit hours per class level, to be determinded between stduent, advisor and the head of the Theatre program.

Art
Requirements for a minor in Art (19 s.h.)
A 101 Drawing I 3 s.h.
A 103 Painting I 3 s.h.
A 111 Art Appreciation 3 s.h.
A 211 Printmaking I 3 s.h.
A 216 2-D Design 3 s.h.
A 317 3-D Design 3 s.h.
A 391 Art Practicum 1 s.h.

Music
Requirements for a minor in Music
*MU 111 Materials and Structures I 3 s.h.
*MU 111L Materials and Structures I Lab 1 s.h.
MU 112 Materials and Structures II 3 s.h.
MU 112L Materials and Structures II Lab 1 s.h.
MU 214 Literature of Music I 3 s.h.
Applied music and ensemble combined 6 s.h.
MU 100, 116 or 103 (no more than 4 s.h.)
MU 171 or 191 (no more than 4 s.h.)

Three hours chosen from the following:
MU 221 Performance & Instrumentation Percussion Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 222 Performance & Instrumentation Brass Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 223 Performance & Instrumentation String Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 224 Performance & Instrumentation Woodwind Instruments 1 s.h.
MU 215 Literature of Music II 3 s.h.
MU 324 Beginning Conducting 3 s.h.
* MU 108 may be a prerequisite for this course

Theatre
Requirements for a minor in Theatre (21 s.h.)
TH 100, 200,300, 400r Theatre Practicum 6 s.h.
TH 104 Introduction to Theatre 3 s.h.
TH 201 Introduction to Acting 3 s.h.
TH 209 World Theatre History 3 s.h.
TH 301 Analysis of Modern Drama/Theatre History 3 s.h.
TH 401 Directing Theatre 3 s.h.

Individualized Major
These programs allow the student to combine music, art or theater with another curricular area to develop a major.

Possible combinations are art and psychology, music and business, music and psychology, theatre and English, or theatre and music.

Further information concerning individualized majors is available from the Fine Arts Department chairperson.

Proficiency and Recital Requirements
*** The applied secondary area requirement must be satisfied by passing the proficiency examination in that area. Should the student not be proficient in the secondary area (voice for keyboard principals or piano for voice principals), he or she will be required to enroll in MU 116r Voice Class and/or MU 100r Applied Voice (keyboard principals) or MU 100r Applied Piano (voice principals). As many as four semester hours may be required for the student to develop proficiency in the secondary applied area.

*** The senior recital must be given before the student teaching semester for those seeking licensure.