UT Dallas 2021 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Arts and Humanities

Visual and Performing Arts with Interdisciplinary Arts Concentration (BA)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)

Four-Year Degree Plan (Example)

This is an example only. Please see advisor to develop individual four-year plan.

Freshman Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
010 Core Course 3 010 Core Course 3
050 Core Course 3 020 Core Course3 3
060 Core Course 3 040 Core Course 3
Discipline I Prep Course4 1 060 Core Course 3
Free Elective8 3 Discipline II Prep Course5 3
ARHM 1100 First Year Seminar1 3
  16   15
Sophomore Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
030 Core Course 3 030 Core Course 3
070 Core Course 3 070 Core Course 3
080 Core Course 3 090 Core Course 3
090 Core Course 3 Free Elective8 3
Free Elective8 3 Free Elective8 3
  15   15
Junior Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
Major Core6 3 Major Core6 3
Discipline Course7 3 Discipline Course7 3
Discipline Course7 3 Discipline Course7 3
Discipline Course7 3 Discipline Course7 3
Free Elective8 3 Free Elective8 3
  15   15
Senior Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
Major Core6 3 Discipline Course7 3
Discipline Course7 3 Discipline Course7 3
Discipline Course7 3 Free Elective8 3
Free Elective8 3 Free Elective8 2
VPAS 4389 Theory and Practice of the Visual and Performing Arts 3 VPAS 4390 Senior Capstone 3
  15   14
NOTES:
1 Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.
2 Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.
3 Students completing the 020 requirement with a MATH course must complete ALEKS exam prior to enrollment. PHIL 2303 does not require the ALEKS exam.
4 Discipline I Prep Course = 1000 or 2000-level course with a prefix from AHST, ARTS, COMM, DANC, FILM, MUSI, or THEA. The prefix selected must match that of other Discipline I courses. NOTE: If the student took one of these courses as their core, then the student may choose any free elective in its place as a lower-level major requirement.
5 Discipline II Prep Course = 1000 or 2000-level course with a prefix from AHST, ARTS, COMM, DANC, FILM, MUSI, or THEA. The prefix selected cannot be the same as Discipline I, but must match that of other Discipline II courses. NOTE: If the student took one of these courses as their core, then the student may choose any free elective in its place as a lower-level major requirement
6 Major Core = VPAS 3340 and VPAS 3300 and 3 semester credit hours of Professional Development Course (ARTS 3311, ARTS 4310, COMM 4370, COMM 4371, ENTP 3301, ISAH 4V50, or VPAS 4310) and 3 semester credit hours of Related Course (ARHM 3342, VPAS 3300, or related 3000 or 4000-level course from the School of Arts and Humanities that is not within the prefix of either Discipline).
7 Discipline Course = 3000 or 4000-level course with a prefix from AHST, ARTS, COMM, DANC, FILM, MUSI, or THEA. Student must have 15 SCH of courses in the same prefix as Discipline I Prep Course and 15 SCH of courses in the same prefix as Discipline II Prep Course. One of these courses must be historical in nature.
8 Free Elective = any lower or upper-level course. Students may need to take some as upper-level to meet the university requirement of earning a minimum of 45 semester credit hours of upper-level courses.
Be sure to check prerequisites of Level 2 courses
120 semester credit hours required for graduation
This plan is a resource tool only; it does not replace your degree plan or academic advising.
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