College Courses

 

Fine Arts

FIN 100 Introduction to Dance I (3)

A basic introduction to the art of dance.

FIN 101 Introduction to Dance II (3)

A continuation of FIN 100 Introduction to Dance I.

FIN 110 Introduction to Fine Arts (3)

This course presents an integrative approach to fine arts (music, art, drama) by means of a study of art history and culture, aesthetics, and direct artistic experiences. Particular attention is given to the factors that affect the understanding and appreciation of the arts and the artist-audience relationship.

FIN 216 History of Western Music I (3)

This course provides a study of music history up to 1750 including antiquity, medieval, Renaissance, baroque, and Classical eras. The study of forms and genre and listening comprise a major part of the course.

Cross-listed: MUS 216 History of Western Music I

Prerequisite(s): MUS 110 Introduction to Musicianship (or equivalent)

FIN 217 History of Western Music II (3)

This course provides a study of music history in the Classical and Romantic eras. The study of forms and genre and listening comprise of a major part of the course.

Cross-listed: MUS 217 History of Western Music II

Prerequisite(s): FIN/MUS 216 History of Western Music I

FIN 316 History of Western Music III (3)

This course provides a study of music history in the post-Romantic and 20th century eras. In addition to avant-garde and modern trends, this course also provides an introduction to jazz, American roots music, Canadian developments, and the global pop scene, which they have influenced. The study of forms and genre and listening comprise a major part of the course.

Cross-listed: MUS 316 History of Western Music III

Prerequisite(s): FIN/MUS 217 History of Western Music II

FIN 493 Specialized Study (3)

This course is based on the interest and abilities of the student and faculty. Supervised study may be arranged in the classroom, small group, or in the form of individual research in an area of specialization.