Minor in Multidisciplinary Arts

Develop a thorough understanding and appreciation of arts in many disciplines while cultivating your artistic skills.

At Park University, our Minor in Multidisciplinary Arts program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to explore artistic expression across a diversity of fields and disciplines.

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our Minor in Multidisciplinary Arts program, you’ll be required to take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus. This minor requires a total of 18 completed credit hours, and students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

  • Parkville, MO

MINOR – 18 HOURS, 2.0 GPA

Students must choose at least six hours from each of the two areas. The selections in each area must represent at least three different course prefixes (e.g., CA, EN, AR).

Arts Appreciation …………………………………………. at least 6 cr.

AR 115 Introduction to the Visual Arts ……………… 3 cr.

AR 215 Art History I ………………………………………. 3 cr.

AR 298 History of the Designed Environment ……. 3 cr.

AR 316 Modern Art ………………………………………… 3 cr.

EN 201 Introduction to Literature …………………….. 3 cr.

EN 221 African American Literature ………………….. 3 cr.

EN 341 Literature and Film ……………………………… 3 cr.

HIS 316 Historical Material Conservation …………… 3 cr.

ML 235 Survey of European Literature ……………….. 3 cr.

MU 205 Music Appreciation ……………………………… 3 cr.

TH 100 Introduction to Theatre ……………………….. 3 cr.

Studio Art and Performance ………………………….. at least 6 cr.

AR 140 Drawing I ………………………………………….. 3 cr.

AR/CA 241 Photography I …………………………………….. 3 cr.

AR 218 Graphic Design Software………………………. 3 cr.

AR 221 Ceramics I ………………………………………….. 3 cr.

AR 270 Fiber I ……………………………………………….. 3 cr.

AR 280 Painting I …………………………………………… 3 cr.

CA 203 Multimedia Practicum I: Content Development …………………………. 3 cr.

EN 311 Introduction to Creative Writing……………. 3 cr.

HIS 305 The Art of Expression in Public History ….. 3 cr.

TOTAL ……………………………………………. 18 cr.

The study of multidisciplinary arts means more than just studying art; it prepares you to showcase your passion.

At Park University, we strive to help you gain a greater appreciation of the arts while developing your skills in the field. Students who pursue a Minor in Multidisciplinary Arts will pursue coursework in the areas of arts appreciation, as well as studio art and performance. Students will participate in arts appreciation courses such as art history, music appreciation and African American literature, as well as studio art courses in drawing, photography, graphic design software and multimedia content development.

Careers

Our programs will prepare you for a career as a:

  • Arts Administrator
  • Creative Director
  • Museum Curator
  • Graphic Designer
students in class
students in art club

Program Highlights

At Park University, the multidisciplinary arts program engages students in both the production and appreciation of artistic works. With a focus on fine arts, this program also encourages you, to extend your studies into either the performative or theoretical aspects of literature, theatre, visual art, history, communication and music. This multidisciplinary approach will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the many facets of the arts.

Faculty

At Park University, our faculty members are committed to your success in multidisciplinary arts, as you pursue a career in either the performative or theoretical aspects of fine arts.


 

Dr. Andrea K. Lee

Assistant Professor of Art
alee@park.edu

Related programs

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.