Design for Understanding the Visual and Performing Arts
Analysis of the basic elements and concepts of the visual arts, music, theater, and the dance to establish a fundamental base from which decisions can be made about what one sees, hears, and feels. Understanding, appreciation, and literacy in the arts are developed and are strengthened by participating in arts experiences. (H) (WR)
Basic Fundamentals and Skills in the Visual Arts and Music
Fundamentals of visual arts and of music needed by the classroom teacher for teaching art and music in the elementary school. Students with sufficient background may exempt the course by examination.
Introduction to the Arts in Medicine in a Global Context
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.
Credits: 1 to 3.
Variable topics course exploring the interaction between various arts and between the arts and other disciplines.
Credits: 2; Prereq: HUM 2592 or completion of Arts in Healthcare Summer Intensive, and instructor permission.
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.
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Credits: 1; can be repeated up to 2 credits; Prereq: HUM 2592
Through literature review and a culminating research paper, provides an opportunity to research a topic in the field of music in medicine relevant to educational and professional goals.
Fine Arts Undergraduate Research
Credits: 0 to 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 12 credits.
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)
Credits: 3; Prereq: HUM 3940L and instructor permission.
Provides an individualized and in-depth practice of the arts in healthcare in a clinical or community environment. Emphasizes a primary discipline while deepening the understanding of the practice through documentation, reflection, and a culminating paper.
Overseas Studies in Fine and Performing Arts
Credits: 1 to 18; Prereq: undergraduate advisor permission.
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.
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