Fine Arts

College of the Arts

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Unless otherwise indicated in the course description, all courses at the University of Florida are taught in English, with the exception of specific foreign language courses.

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The School of Art + Art History nurtures a culture of critical inquiry in our scholarly and creative work. We empower each individual with knowledge, skills, and insight to engage thoughtfully with our changing world.


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HUM 2592 Introduction to the Arts in Medicine in a Global Context 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Explores the field of arts in medicine in a global context, focusing on the many ways that the arts can be used to enhance health and wellbeing in healthcare or community settings and the relationship of culture to healing practices, systems, and health literacy in various regions of the world.

HUM 2930 Special Topics in Fine Arts 1-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Variable topics course exploring the interaction between various arts and between the arts and other disciplines.

HUM 3940L Arts in Medicine Practicum 1 2 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides basic to intermediate-level mentored practice in the arts in healthcare in a clinical or community environment. Emphasizes a primary discipline while deepening the understanding of the practice through documentation self-assessment and a culminating paper.

Prerequisite: (Certificate plan of Visual Arts in Medicine or Dance in Medicine or Music in Medicine) and HUM 2592 and (DAN 3775 or HUM 3523 or HUM 3351).

HUM 4594 Music in Medicine Capstone 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Culminating course in the Music in Medicine certificate. Conduct a thorough literature review and develop a capstone proposal and project related to the intersections of music and health in healthcare or community settings to assess, orally and in scholarly writing, and how music can be utilized to enhance wellbeing.

Prerequisite: HUM 3940L.

HUM 4912 Fine Arts Undergraduate Research 0-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Provides an opportunity for firsthand, supervised research. Projects may involve inquiry, design, investigation, scholarship, discovery, or creative application, depending on the topic. Projects are supervised by an advising faculty member or a grad student working under faculty supervision. (S-U)

HUM 4930 Special Topics in Fine Arts 1-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

An upper division general fine arts special/rotating topics on various subjects in the arts.

Prerequisite: junior standing or higher.

HUM 4956 Overseas Studies in Fine and Performing Arts 1-18 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides a mechanism by which coursework taken as part of an approved study-abroad program can be recorded on the transcript and counted toward UF graduation.

Prerequisite: undergraduate advisor permission.