1 126 Visual and Performing Arts Students interested in art and design, dance, music, photography, theatre, and other visual and performing arts have a rich selection of degree programs and one certificate program from which to choose. The Gallery and Museum Studies degree program draws upon the resources of Queensborough s Art Gallery. The degree in Visual and Performing Arts offers performing and exhibiting opportunities in art and photography, dance, music and theatre. The degree programs in digital art and design and in music production (formerly Music Electronic Technology) combine technology with the arts. The course work for the certificate program can be applied to one of the A.S. degree programs in Visual and Performing Arts. Students are encouraged to discuss their educational goals with advisers and to explore the articulation agreements between Queensborough s degree programs and baccalaureate programs in CUNY and in the New York metropolitan area. Firsttime, full-time students enrolled in these degree programs will enter Queensborough in the Visual and Performing Arts Academy. A.S. Degree in Gallery and Museum Studies (AM1) Transfer program A.S. Degree in Visual and Performing Arts (FA1) Transfer program Concentrations: > Art and Photography > Dance > Music > Theatre Arts > Interdisciplinary A.A.S. Degree in Digital Art and Design (DA2) A.A.S. Degree in Music Production (MP2) (formerly Music Electronic Technology) Certificate in Photography (AP3) Programs of Study in Science, Technology, Engineering & (STEM)
2 127 Gallery and Museum Studies Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree The A.S. program in Gallery and Museum Studies draws on the unique resources of the QCC Gallery and the Art and Design Department, and offers students foundation courses in administration, conservation and curatorial work in art galleries and museums and liberal arts courses necessary for the gallery and museum field. The arts are crucial to the life of a civilized community and a vital component in holistic learning. The Department of Art and Design has a broad offering in courses and curricula, and a well-established and extensive offering in Art History. The QCC Gallery is fast becoming a major educational and cultural resource for Queensborough REQUIREMENTS FOR THE A.S. DEGREE EN-101, 102 English Composition I, II... 6 AR-311 History of Art I...3 Foreign Language and/or Liberal Arts and Sciences*.6-8 (a) Foreign Language (3 to 8 credits) 1. Students who present 2 or more high school units of a foreign language will be required to: (a) take 3-4 credits of the same foreign language (level determined by students previous knowledge and/or performance on departmental placement exam), or (b) 6-8 credits in another foreign language (level and sequence of courses determined by students previous knowledge and/or performance on departmental placement exam). (Note: All Gallery and Museum Studies students must complete at least 3 foreign language credits.) 2. Students who present less than 2 high school units of the same language will be required to take 6-8 credits of the same or a different foreign language. (b) Liberal Arts and Sciences (0 to 5 credits) MA-301 or 120 Mathematics...3 CH-103 Chemistry and the Arts...3 CH-104 Chemistry and the Arts Laboratory... 1 HE-102 Health Education...2 HI-110, 111, or 112 History... 3 SP-211 Speech Communication...3 SS-110, 310, or 510 Social Sciences elective...3 REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO THE MAJOR Sub-total AR-801 Art Administration...2 AR-804 Art Institutions and the Business of Art...3 AR-803 Art Curating...3 AR-312 History of Art II...3 AR-320 Contemporary Art...3 AR-901, 902 Gallery Internship I, II...4 BU-201 Business Organization and Management...3 Sub-total 21 ELECTIVES Art History elective (AR-315, AR-326 or AR-328, recommended)...3 SS-110, 310, or 510 Social Sciences elective...3 Free electives Sub-total 4-6 Total Required Two (2) Writing Intensive classes are required for the Associate degree. See page 71. As of Fall 2011 replaces AR-802. Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities. It serves students as a laboratory for discovery and creativity in the visual arts. The gallery s Permanent Collection focuses on works of contemporary American women artists, Hispanic artists, and works representing the art of Africa. In addition to the major courses of the program four art history courses, courses in art administration, conservation and curating, and two gallery or museum internships students will take one course in business, liberal arts courses in English, a foreign language, chemistry, history, and mathematics. The program has been articulated with the BA program in Art History at Queens College. SUGGESTED SEQUENCE OF COURSES Semester 1 AR-311 History of Art I...3 HI-110 or 111 or 112 Introduction to Ancient Civilization, or Introduction to Medieval and Early Modern Civilization, or Introduction to Modern Western Civilization...3 EN-101 English Composition I...3 MA-301 or 120 Foundations of Mathematics or College Algebra and Trigonometry...3 Foreign Language* Semester 2-16 AR-312 History of Art II...3 AR-801 Art Administration...2 BU-201 Business Organization and Management...3 AR-901 Gallery Internship...2 EN-102 English Composition II...3 Foreign Language* or Liberal Arts and Science elective Semester 3 Sub-total AR-804 Art Institutions and the Business of Art...3 CH-103, 104 Chemistry and the Arts (with laboratory)... 4 Art History elective (Recommended: AR-315, AR-326 or AR-328)...3 SP-211 Speech Communication...3 HE-102 Critical Issues in Health... 2 Semester 4 AR-803 Art Curating...3 AR-320 Contemporary Art...3 AR-902 Gallery Internship II...2 Social Sciences elective (Recommended: SS-110, Anthropology, or SS-310, Sociology, or SS-510, Psychology)...3 Free electives Sub-total Total Required * At least one course in Foreign Languages or Literatures is required. At least three of the remaining credits in this category must be in liberal arts and sciences; a second History course is highly recommended The courses noted above should be taken as Writing Intensive.
3 128 Visual and Performing Arts Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree (formerly Fine and Performing Arts) Concentrations in Art and Design Dance Music Theatre Arts Interdisciplinary This curriculum is designed for students who wish to 1. Specialize in an area of the fine or performing arts: Art and Design, Dance, Music, Theatre Arts or 2. Take a mixed combination of courses forming an Interdisciplinary program. Students selecting this option will be advised by a committee made up of faculty in the areas chosen. Please Note: Students choosing either option are urged to consult with the faculty of the department or departments in which they are interested for guidance and information in the development of their programs. In addition, in order to have an Academic Summary Form that accurately reflects which of the five options (Art and Design, Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, or Interdisciplinary) a student is following, he or she must indicate the option on the Field of Major Interest form (FOMI) completed at the time of admission and inform the adviser as well. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE A.S. DEGREE English Composition I, II (EN-101, 102)... 6 Foreign Language and/or Liberal Arts and Sciences.** (a) Foreign Language (3 to 8 credits) 1. Students who present 2 or more high school units of a foreign language will be required to: (a) take 3-4 credits of the same foreign language (level determined by students previous knowledge and/or performance on departmental placement exam), or (b) 6-8 credits in another foreign language (level and sequence of courses determined by students previous knowledge and/or performance on departmental placement exam). (Note: All Visual and Performing Arts students must complete at least 3 foreign language credits.) 2. Students who present less than 2 high school units of the same language will be required to take 6-8 credits of the same or a different foreign language. (b) Liberal Arts and Sciences (0 to 5 credits) Mathematics (MA-120, 301, 303, 321, 336, 440, or 441) Laboratory Science To be chosen in accordance with laboratory science requirements.** Health Education HE-101 or History (one course selected from HI-110, 111, or 112)...3 One course in Physical Education or Dance from the PE-400, 500, or 600 series... 1 Speech Communication (SP-211)...3 Art (AR- 300 series);* or Dance (PE-711);* or Music (MU- 100 series);* or Speech Communication and Theatre Arts (SP-471, 472, or TH-111 (formerly SP-532)*...3 Social Sciences elective. **...3 Sub-total CONCENTRATION IN ART AND DESIGN, DANCE, MUSIC, THEATRE ARTS, OR INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM Concentration courses are chosen in consultation with the adviser from offerings of the Departments of Art and Design; Health, Physical Education, and Dance; Music; and Speech Communication and Theatre Arts. A detailed listing of courses fulfilling the requirements for each concentration is outlined below. Students selecting this diverse two-year program will set a firm foundation for their future studies in the arts and will enjoy taking advanced courses in their specialization during the first two years of college, an advantage not always available in a fouryear college. ELECTIVES Free electives.** Total Required * A student concentrating in one area must take this requirement in another area. For example, a student concentrating in Art and Photography will choose Music, Dance, or Theatre Arts to fulfill this requirement. ** See section on Understanding Program Requirements. Please Note: Students who take a minimum number of credits in the General Education core must make up the difference by taking additional credits in the Concentration in order to fulfill the total 60-credit requirement for the degree. CONCENTRATIONS Courses may be selected from the following categories to fulfill the credit concentration in the Fine and Performing Arts. INTERDISCIPLINARY CONCENTRATION Students with specific educational and career goals in the fine and performing arts may select an interdisciplinary concentration. Students following an interdisciplinary concentration must be guided by a special advisory committee, composed of members of the faculty from each of the departments making up the interdisciplinary concentration. Two (2) Writing Intensive classes are required for the Associate degree. See page 71. Sections of the following courses denoted as WI may be taken to partially satisfy the Writing Intensive Requirement: AR-310, 320; MU-110; SP- 142, 433,SP-275, 434, TH-111 (formerly SP-532) TH-120 (formerly SP-531), TH-221 (formerly SP-536); PE-711; BI-140, 202; GE-101, 125; CH-101/102, CH-110, 111; MA-301, 321; SS-211, 212, 310, 330, 375, 410, 480, 510, 520, 610, 630, 640; HI-110, 111, 112, 127, 128; LF/LG/ LI/LS 401, 402; HE-102; PH-110 Programs of Study in Visual Performing Arts
4 129 ART AND DESIGN CONCENTRATION Students select credits in consultation with a departmental adviser as follows: Six (6) credits from: AR-310. Introductory Survey of Art AR-311, 312. History of Art I, II AR-315. Modern Art AR-316. American Art AR-317. History of Photography AR-320. Contemporary Art AR-326. History of Asian Art credits from: AR-121. Two-Dimensional Design AR-122. Three-Dimensional Design: Introduction to Sculpture AR-123. Interior Design and Decoration AR-148. Color Theory AR-230. Sculpture AR-231, 232. Ceramics I, II AR-251, 252. Drawing I, II AR-253. Drawing III: Illustration AR-261, 262, 263. Painting I, II, III AR-271, 272. Art for Teachers of Children AR-280. Introduction to Art Therapy AR-325. History of Graphic Design AR-328. History of African Arts AR-461. Introduction to Photography AR-462. Advanced Photographic Skills AR-463. Large Format and Studio Photography AR-464. Photography as Fine Art AR-465. Creating The Documentary Image AR-466. Color Photography AR-468. Photographing People AR-469. Illustration and Fashion Photography AR-473. Electronic Imaging AR-474. Digital Photography AR-480, 481. Special Problems in Studio Art AR-483. Portfolio Project in Studio Art AR-510. Printmaking: Relief and Stencil AR-511. Printmaking: Intaglio AR-541. Advertising Design and Layout AR-543. Design for Desktop Publishing AR-544. Design for Motion Graphics AR-641. Introduction to Video Art AR-642. Web-Animation AR-801. Art Administration AR-802. Art Conservation AR-803. Art Curating AR-901, 902. Gallery Internship I, II AR-903, 904. Artist Apprentice Internship I, II MUSIC CONCENTRATION Students select credits in consultation with a departmental advisor as indicated below. The following courses are required: MU-110. Introduction to Music, or MU-120. Survey of Western Music MU-241, 242. Music Theory and Keyboard Harmony I, II or MU-231, 232. Jazz Theory I, II MU-211, 212. Sight Reading and Ear Training I, II MU-312. Piano II Two credits selected from the: MU-400 series The remaining 6-12 credits may be selected from any courses in the Department of Music, including those above not already taken, with the exception of MU-208, 209, 210, and 261. Please note that MU-208 replaces MU-205 and MU-311, and MU-209 replaces MU-206 and MU-207. DANCE CONCENTRATION In consultation with a departmental adviser, students may select credits from any of the following courses: PE-604. Beginners Modern Dance PE-605. Advanced Beginners Modern Dance PE-609. Social, Folk, and Square Dance PE-610. Beginners Ballet PE-612. African and Afro-Caribbean Dance PE-613. Jazz Dance PE-614. Advanced Beginners Ballet PE-615. Advanced Beginning Jazz Dance PE-616. Video Dance PE-617. Musical Theater Dance PE-618. Latin Dance PE-711. Introduction to the Art of Dance PE-712. Foundations of Dance Movement PE-713. Dance Workshop I PE-714. Dance Workshop II PE-715. Dance in the Twentieth Century PE-716. History of African Dance Forms PE-717. Dance on Stage and Film PE-721. Theory and Practice of Modern Dance PE-725. Intermediate Modern Dance I PE-726. Intermediate Modern Dance II PE-727. Intermediate Ballet PROGRAM OF STUDY THEATRE ARTS CONCENTRATION In consultation with a departmental adviser, students may select credits as indicated below: The following courses are required (12 credits): TH-121. Introduction to Acting for the Major (Formerly SP-531) TH-151. Voice and Movement for the Actor (Formerly SP-142) TH-131. Stagecraft I (Formerly SP-561) TH-132. Practicum in Stagecraft I (Formerly SP-555) TH-111. Introduction to Theatre (Formerly SP-532) One of the following courses (3 ): TH-221. Acting II (Formerly SP-536) TH-231. Stagecraft II (Formerly SP-562) TH-152. Standard Speech for Stage, Film, Television & Digital Media The remaining 5-11 credits may be selected from any courses in the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts, including those above not already taken. EN-302. Readings in Drama SP-321. Oral Performance for the Actor and Speaker TH-232. Practicum in Stagecraft II (Formerly SP-556) TH-122, 222. Actors Workshop I & II (Formerly SP-553, 554).. TH-133, 233. Theatre Production and Design I & II (Formerly SP-551, 552) SP-274. Introduction to Electronic Media SP-275. Media Criticism SP-471, 472. American Film History I, II
5 130 Digital Art and Design A.A.S. Degree Program The A.A.S. degree program in Digital Art and Design is designed to prepare students to enter the greatly expanding field of new media, a field which has been revolutionized in the last 15 years with the advent of computer graphics programs. In addition to four basic courses that provide a solid background in art, students take five courses in digital art and design, which develop computer skills for fine and applied arts. A required course in the History of Graphic Design gives students an overview of graphic design in historical context. A suggested Art History elective provides a broad knowledge of art in general. With this preparation, students will be able to design for industry. EN-103* Writing for the New Media... 3 EN-102 English Composition II: Intro. to Literature... 3 MA-321 Mathematics in Contemporary Society... 3 CH-103, 104 Laboratory Science...4 Social Sciences elective... 3 History elective... 3 Humanities elective... 3 Sub-total 22 Art History elective (Choose one from AR-310, 311, 313, 315, 316, 317, 318, or 320)... 3 AR-325 History of Graphic Design... 3 AR-121 Two Dimensional Design... 3 AR-122 Three Dimensional Design... 3 AR-148 Color Theory... 3 AR-251 Drawing I... 3 AR-461 Introduction to Photography...2 AR-473 Electronic Imaging...2 AR-541 Advertising Design and Layout...2 AR-543 Design for Desktop Publishing...2 AR-544 Design for Motion Graphics...2 AR-642 Web Animation... 3 ET-710 Web Technology I: Building and Maintaining Web Sites...4 ELECTIVES Sub-total 35 Free electives (AR-253, 903, 904 strongly recommended)... 3 Sub-total 3 Total Required...60 * Students may substitute EN-101 for EN-103; students can receive credit for only one of these courses. Sections of this course denoted as WI may be taken to partially satisfy the Writing Intensive Requirement. Two (2) Writing Intensive classes are required for the Associate degree. See page 71. Digital Art and Design students should take AR-642 and ET-710 as a Writing Intensive learning community. Specifically, the program provides students with: knowledge of current widely used programs in the design field proficiency in operating these programs understanding of the means and methods of mass production of artwork using these programs skills for working with and understanding the computer and the technical problems associated with operating a computer knowledge based on awareness of the importance of aesthetic judgment in making design decisions. SUGGESTED SEQUENCE OF COURSES... Semester 1 MA-321 Mathematics in Contemporary Society... 3 AR-121 Two Dimensional Design... 3 AR-473 Electronic Imaging...2 EN-103* Writing for New Media... 3 CH-103 Chemistry in the Arts... 3 CH-104 Chemistry in the Arts/Lab...1 Semester 2 Total Semester 15 AR-122 Three Dimensional Design... 3 AR-251 Drawing... 3 Art History Elective (AR-310 strongly suggested)... 3 AR-541 Advertising Design and Layout...2 EN-102 English Composition II... 3 Semester 3 Total Semester 14 AR-325 History of Graphic Design... 3 offered only the fall semester AR-461 Introduction to Photography...2 AR-544 Design for Motion Graphics...2 Social Science Elective... 3 ET-710 Web Technology I...4 SEMESTER 4 Total Semester 14 AR-148 Color Theory... 3 AR-543 Design for Desktop Publishing...2 AR-642 Web Animation... 3 History elective... 3 Humanities elective... 3 Free electives (AR-253, 903, 904 strongly recommended)... 3 Total Semester 17 Total Required... 60
6 131 Music Production A.A.S. Degree Program The Music Production (formerly Music Electronic Technology) A.A.S. program, the only one of its kind in The City University of New York, is an innovative program integrating music production and recording studio training that prepares students for jobs in the music and recording industries. Graduates of the program can look forward to career opportunities at commercial recording and production facilities, on-site recording venues, radio and broadcast networks, and manufacturers who serve the music production and recording industries. To achieve that goal, the curriculum offers a strong foundation in technology and practical recording studio experience, together with a broad base of general education in the liberal arts, sciences, and music. Music Production REQUIREMENTS FOR THE A.A.S. DEGREE MA-321 Mathematics in Contemporary Society...3 EN-101 or EN-103 and EN SS or HI Electives in Social Science or History (HI-100 Series)...6 PH-140 Acoustics: The Physics of Sound... 4 MU- Any MU-100 series... 3 Sub-total 22 Musicianship/Music Theory (Any sequence of two: MU-208/209; MU-209/231; MU-209/241; MU-231/241; MU241/242)...6 MU-208 MU-209 MU-231 MU-241 MU-242 Musicianship I Musicianship II Jazz Theory I Music Theory I & Keyboard Harmony Music Theory II & Keyboard Harmony MU-290 The Business of Music... 3 MU Piano II-IV (any two)...2 MU-400 Performance Series (any two)...2 MP-101 Introduction to the Recording Studio & MIDI... 3 MP-102 Digital Music Sequencing... 3 MP-103 Recording Techniques I: Studio Equipment... 3 MP-204 Digital Sound Design...2 MP-205 Recording Techniques II: Studio Operation... 3 MP-206 Virtual Instruments... 3 MP-207 Microphones and Amplification Systems...1 MP-208 Digital Recording... 3 MP/MU Advised Music Electives...4 Sub-total 38 Total Required Placement into MU-209, 231, 241, 312 and 313 is determined by an evaluation of musicianship skills. Sections of this course denoted as WI may be taken to partially satisfy the Writing Intensive requirement (for more detail see Understanding Program Requirements). Two (2) Writing Intensive classes are required for the Associate degree. See page 71. classes are taught in the Music department s technology laboratories and multi-track recording studios. During their last semester of the curriculum, students can participate in the cooperative internship program, which allows them to work as apprentices in professional working environments. The A.A.S. degree in Music Production is designed as a career program that provides the necessary academic foundation and specific training to students who plan to begin or advance in employment immediately after graduation. Many students choose to transfer their credits to baccalaureate degree programs at four-year institutions both inside and outside the City University of New York. For further information, consult an adviser in the Department of Music. SUGGESTED SEQUENCE OF COURSES Semester 1... EN-101 (or 103) English Composition (Writing for New Media)... 3 MA-321 Mathematics in Contemporary Society... 3 MP-101 Introduction to the Recording Studio & MIDI... 3 MU-208 (or MU-209, 231, 241) Musicianship or Theory... 3 MU-110 (or 120) Introduction to Music... 3 Semester 2 PH-140 Acoustics: The Physics of Sound...4 MP-102 Digital Music Sequencing... 3 MP-103 Recording Techniques I: Studio Equipment... 3 MU-312 Class Instruction in Piano II (or MU-313)...1 MU-400 Any course from the 400 Performance Series...1 MU-209 (or MU-231, 241, 242) Musicianship or Theory... 3 Semester 3 MP-204 Digital Sound Design...2 MP-205 Recording Techniques II: Studio Operation... 3 MP-206 Virtual Instruments... 3 EN-102 English Composition II... 3 SS or HI Social Science or History (HI-100 series) elective... 3 MU-313 Class Instruction in Piano III (or MU-314)...1 Semester 4 MP-207 Microphones and Amplification Systems...1 MP-208 Digital Recording... 3 MU-400 Any course from the 400 Performance Series...1 MU-290 The Business of Music... 3 SS or HI Social Science or History (HI-100 series) elective... 3 MP/MU** Advised Music Electives...4 Total Required ** Advised Electives List: MU-100 series, MU-210, 211, 231, 241, 242, 314, 321, 322, 331, 332, MU-400 series and MP-209, 210 and 900.
7 132 PHOTOGRAPHY Certificate Program This certificate program in Photography provides students with a knowledge of the basic technological aspects of photography, and with the broad-based hands-on experience needed for specialization in any area of commercial or fine art photography. Some advanced courses employ computer imaging and printing, as well as traditional wet darkroom technologies. For students who must work while they pursue college studies, the program offers an opportunity to maintain a competitive position in the job market while acquiring new and advanced skills. Students who complete the program may apply their credits toward an Associate degree or a Bachelor s degree in The City University of New York. Please Note: For a sequence of courses, program assistance, and information regarding portfolio reviews, students should contact the chairperson of the Department of Art and Design or the director of the Photography Certificate Program in that department. In selecting courses, students should check for prerequisites and corequisites. Students taking photography courses should have access to the use of an appropriate camera, and be prepared to acquire their own film, paper, and some equipment. Chemicals and equipment for use in the darkroom are available during class time and in additional laboratory hours. EN-101 English Composition I... 3 Liberal Arts and Sciences electives...3 AR-121 AR-148 AR-317 AR-461 AR-462 or AR-474 Sub-total 6 Two Dimensional Design...3 Color Theory...3 History of Photography...3 Introduction to Photography...2 Advanced Photographic Skills or...2 Digital Photography...2. The courses below must be selected in consultation with the Director of the Photography Certificate Program or a Department of Art and Photography adviser: One course from the following list is required:...3 AR-310 or Introductory Survey of Art or AR-312 or Renaissance to Modern Art or AR-315 or Modern Art or AR-316 or American Art or AR-320 Contemporary Art Two of the following courses are required:...4 AR-463 Large Format and Studio Photography AR-464 Photography as Fine Art AR-466 Color Photography AR-473 Electronic Imaging Two of the following courses are required:...4 AR-465 Creating the Documentary Image AR-468 Photographing People AR-469 Illustration and Fashion Photography Sub-total 24 Total Required...30