Programs & Courses

FPA-101 - Introduction to the Arts
Introduction to the Arts introduces students to the areas of visual arts, dance, music, and theater through an exploration of representative works. This experience will enhance self-expression and a better understanding of the human experience. This course meets the integrated arts requirement of the Maryland State approved Associate of Arts in Teaching degree. Prerequisite: eligibility for ENGL-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. Offered Spring and Fall terms. GENERAL EDUCATION
Academic Level:
Fine and Performing Arts, Gen Ed Fine & Performing Arts, General Education Elective, General Ed Arts and Humanities
Fine and Performing Arts*
Please see course description for all prerequisites.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Critique various types of arts using knowledge gained throughout the semester (GE1, GE3, GE6, GE8, PG1, PG2, PG4) 2. Categorize works based on medium (GE8, PG3) 3. Categorize works based on chronology (GE1, GE8, PG1) 4. Compare and contrast different types of art within a time period (GE1, GE3, GE4, GE6, GE8, PG1, PG2, PG3, PG5) 5. Compare and contrast different historical time periods based on art (GE1, GE3, GE4, GE8, PG1, PG2, PG3, PG5) 6. Understand the relationship of politics and art (GE3, GE8, PG1, PG2) 7. Understand the relationship of philosophy and art (GE1, GE3, GE6, GE8, PG1, PG2) 8. Realize the importance of art in a society (GE1, GE3, GE6, GE8, PG1, PG2), PG 1, PG 2, PG 3)
Introduction to the Arts
Course: FPA-101 - Introduction to the Arts