Fine Arts (ID)

The Interdisciplinary major presents a unique opportunity for students to combine studies of two liberal arts areas and to develop, in a structured way, the interrelations between these different fields of knowledge.

Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Major

This program can be combined with any of the following areas:

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • English
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Religion

Fine Arts Tracks

Fine Arts Interdisciplinary students can select between two tracks:

Dance Track

The Dance track encourages self-expression, cooperation, and the development of individual technique, while providing instruction in choreography and performance skills.

Choreography includes a number of styles of dance:

  • Modern
  • Contemporary jazz
  • Theater jazz
  • Hip hop
  • Ballet
  • Tap
Studio Arts Track

The Studio Arts track allows students to explore visual aesthetics and artistic expression through a variety of mediums, including:

  • Ceramics
  • Stained glass
  • Metal work
  • Drawing and painting
  • Sculpture
  • Photography

Requirements

The capstone experience is an art project with a companion research paper. Before applying, students should have a grade of C- or better in:

  • Fine Arts 101: Aegean to Early Christian
  • Fine Arts 102: Renaissance and Baroque Art
  • One of the following:
    • Fine Arts 120: Metalwork
    • Fine Arts 130: Glass Painting
    • Fine Arts 140: Drawing and Painting

Forms

 

Course Examples

Our Faculty

Graham Bier
Lecturer in Music

Graham Bier

Graham directs the Bryn Athyn College Choir and teaches music history and theory....
Jessica Bostock
Head of Performing Arts Program / Assistant Professor of Dance & Theatre

Jessica Bostock

Jessica is an award-winning choreographer who has taught and choreographed many styles...
Martha Gyllenhaal
Associate Professor of Art and Art History / Head of Art Department

Martha Gyllenhaal

Dr. Gyllenhaal, head of the Fine Arts Area, is an art historian and painter who integrates...
Naomi Haus-Roth
Director of Mitchell Performing Arts Center / Instructor in Theater

Naomi Haus-Roth

Naomi Haus-Roth is currently in her ninth year as the Director of the Mitchell Performing...
Jens Langlotz
Instructor in Building Arts

Jens Langlotz

Education Mastercraftsman in Stone carving/sculpting Accomplishments Over 20 years...
J. Kenneth Leap
Head of Building Arts Program

J. Kenneth Leap

J. Kenneth Leap is primarily recognized for his achievements in the field of architectural...