Interdisciplinary Arts- BA


Program Contact: Dr. Kevin Ewert

Are you passionate about art, music, theater, and writing?  If so, our Interdisciplinary Arts major is for you!

You’ll draw, paint, sculpt, and manipulate digital images.  You’ll perform, study an instrument, and compose.  You’ll act, create sets, and design theatrical productions. You’ll write poetry or creative nonfiction, edit literary productions, and produce a newspaper.  Best of all, you’ll investigate the fascinating ways that these disciplines interact. 

When you graduate, you’ll be prepared for several exciting careers in the arts.  You might become an arts journalist, a gallery or museum curator, or a talent manager.  You could direct a performing arts organization, or continue your studies in graduate school.  

See what else you can do with a degree in Interdisciplinary Arts. Suggested 4-year plan of study.

Interdisciplinary Arts Major Requirements:

  Students majoring in Interdisciplinary Arts complete a total of 45 program credits: nine general program credits and 18 credits in each of two concentrations. 

Concentrations (2):36 cr.
IA 0101 Arts Awareness:3 cr.
IA 1310 Principles of Arts Management3 cr.
COMM 1307 Visual Communication:3 cr.
IA 1451 Capstone: 3 cr.
  
Total credits required for major:45 cr.
  
The requirements for a concentration in art are satisfied with the following courses:
  
Four studio art OR art history courses (lower or upper level):12 cr.
One art history course:3 cr.
One upper-level studio art OR art history course: 3 cr.
  
Total credits required for concentration:18 cr.
  
The requirements for a concentration in music are satisfied with the following courses:
  
Five 3-credit music courses:15 cr.
MUSIC 1339 Musical Styles:3 cr.
  
Total credits required for concentration:18 cr.
  
The requirements for a concentration in theater are satisfied with the following courses:
  
THEA 0101 Introduction to Theater:  3 cr.
THEA 0203 Play Analysis:3 cr.
Two courses from THEA 0102 Stagecraft AND/OR
THEA 0103 Performance:  6 cr.
One upper-level theatre course:   3 cr.
One additional theater elective (lower or upper level):3 cr.
  
Total credits required for concentration:18 cr.
 
 The requirements for a concentration in writing are satisfied with the following courses:
 Four writing courses (lower or upper level): 12 cr
 One literature course:  3 cr.
 One upper-level writing course                3 cr.
Total credits required for concentration:

18 cr.

 

 

Additional Information:

For more details please view our bulletin.

Faculty

Ewert Kevin

Ewert,Kevin

Director of Theatre Program and Professor of Theatre

ewert@pitt.edu

362-7583

106 Blaisdell Hall

McCabeNancy

McCabe,Nancy

Director of Writing Program and Associate Professor of Writing

ngm4@pitt.edu

362-0785

Swarts 102E

Lemintzer, Anna

Lemnitzer,Anna

Assistant Professor of Art

kirsten1@pitt.edu

362-7678

110 Blaisdell Hall

Liberatore, John

Liberatore,John

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

jslibera@pitt.edu

362-0257

115 Blaisdell Hall