The fine and performing arts are for everyone, whether you choose to explore and develop a new interest or specialize in a current interest. Participation in the arts enhances your creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Fine and Performing Arts Includes

  • Visual Arts: Art, Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Sculpting, Professional Development in the Arts (PDA)
  • Dance: Dance, Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Jazz Dance, Dance Composition, PDA
  • Drama: Drama, Advance Acting & Touring Theatre, Directing, Film Studies, Musical Theatre, Technical Theatre, PDA
  • Music: Instrumental Music, Band, Chamber, Instrumental Jazz, PDA
  • Choral Music: Choral Music, Chamber Ensemble, Choir, Vocal Jazz, PDA
  • General Music: General Music

Art 10 - (3 - 5 credits)

Prerequisite: None

Art 10 is designed to be enjoyable and challenging to students with an interest in art. Emphasis is placed on drawing, composing works and responding to visual imagery. No previous art training is required, but a desire to learn and a positive, enthusiastic attitude is an asset. Basic skills in drawing, painting, sculpture and design are developed through a variety of assignments.

Art 20 - (3 - 5 credits)

Prerequisite: Art 10

Art 20 builds on skills and techniques from Art 10. Skills in drawing, composition and imagery are further developed through a variety of assignments, which involve sketching, painting, sculpture and design. Time is allocated for projects personally selected by each student. Students at this level are encouraged to organize a portfolio of their work.

Art 30 - (5 credits)

Prerequisite: Art 20

A variety of projects are individually assigned to students depending on their interests or needs. Emphasis is placed on portfolio development. Senior students often undertake larger, more advanced and skilled projects. Entrance requirements are a focus for students applying to post-secondary art institutions.

Fine Arts

The fine and performing arts are for everyone, whether you choose to explore and develop a new interest or specialize in a current interest. Participation in the arts enhances your creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Fine and Performing Arts Includes

  • Visual Arts: Art, Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Sculpting, Professional Development in the Arts (PDA)
  • Dance: Dance, Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Jazz Dance, Dance Composition, PDA
  • Drama: Drama, Advance Acting & Touring Theatre, Directing, Film Studies, Musical Theatre, Technical Theatre, PDA
  • Music: Instrumental Music, Band, Chamber, Instrumental Jazz, PDA
  • Choral Music: Choral Music, Chamber Ensemble, Choir, Vocal Jazz, PDA
  • General Music: General Music

Art 10 - (3 - 5 credits)

Prerequisite: None

Art 10 is designed to be enjoyable and challenging to students with an interest in art. Emphasis is placed on drawing, composing works and responding to visual imagery. No previous art training is required, but a desire to learn and a positive, enthusiastic attitude is an asset. Basic skills in drawing, painting, sculpture and design are developed through a variety of assignments.

Art 20 - (3 - 5 credits)

Prerequisite: Art 10

Art 20 builds on skills and techniques from Art 10. Skills in drawing, composition and imagery are further developed through a variety of assignments, which involve sketching, painting, sculpture and design. Time is allocated for projects personally selected by each student. Students at this level are encouraged to organize a portfolio of their work.

Art 30 - (5 credits)

Prerequisite: Art 20

A variety of projects are individually assigned to students depending on their interests or needs. Emphasis is placed on portfolio development. Senior students often undertake larger, more advanced and skilled projects. Entrance requirements are a focus for students applying to post-secondary art institutions.

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