Arts Emphasis


Supporting Courses12-13
Integrative Leadership Seminar I
Writing Course
Business and Media Writing
Expository Writing
Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Public Address
Theories of the Interview
Mathematics (choose one course):
Business Statistics
Social Science Statistics
Intermediate Algebra (or more advanced math level or placement per WMPT exam)
Introductory Statistics
Upper-Level Courses24
Critical Thinking (choose one course):
History of Economic Thought
The Development of Creative and Critical Thinking
Ethical Theory
Plato and Aristotle
Humanities (choose 6 credits):
Indigenous Nations Oral and Storytelling Traditions
Wisconsin First Nations Ethnohistory
Or choose from 300- or 400-level courses in the following subjects: English, History, Humanistic Studies, Philosophy
Natural or Biological Sciences (choose 6 credits from one subject or multiple subjects):
Choose 300 or 400-level Natural Science courses in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Human Biology, Geoscience, Nutritional Sciences or Physics
Social Science (choose 6 credits):
Choose a 300- or 400-level courses in the following subjects: Anthropology, Community Sciences, Economics, Geography, Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, Public and Environmental Affairs, Democracy and Justice Studies, Sociology and Urban and Regional Studies
Capstone Required Course
Capstone: Synthesis and Assessment of Learning
Arts Emphasis18
Choose one of the following courses:
Understanding the Arts
Arts in the Community
Survey of Western Music
Popular Music Since 1955
Introduction to Theatre Arts
Upper-Level Courses (choose 15 credits): 1
Art and Ideas
Modern American Culture
Women, Art and Image
World Music
Jazz History
Musical Theatre History
Total Credits54-55

 Students may substitute a course from this list if they are able to take on-campus courses in:

  • Studio Art or Art History courses (Art subjects)
  • Applied Music courses (Music subjects)
  • Theatre History or Applied Theatre courses (Theatre subjects)