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Undergraduate Courses

IAC 280 Seminar in Interdisciplinary Arts for Children (A). Prerequisites: Consult with program advisor for required introductory arts courses, one in each area: visual art, dance, music, theatre. Covers the unique aspects of visual art, dance, music, literary art and theatre, as well as relationships among the arts and non-arts curricular areas. Course includes theory, discussion, service learning, inquiry, lesson planning and experiences in creative process. 3 Cr. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

IAC 399 Independent Study in Arts for Children (A). Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. Arranged in consultation with instructor-sponsor in accordance with procedures of Office of Academic Advisement prior to registration. 1-3 Cr.

IAC 450 Performances for Young Audiences (A). Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. Explores performance and staging techniques for young audiences; develops skills in improvisation and ensemble playing; prepares shows involving art, dance, music, and theatre; tours and performs for and with young audiences. 1-4 Cr.

IAC 490 Arts for Children Special Topics Workshop (B). Prerequisite: Instructor's permis-sion. Provides opportunities for arts for children students to focus for a full semester on meaningful current topics which cannot be developed fully in other curricular offerings. Both theory and/or art making may serve as content. 2-6 Cr.

IAC 491 Advanced Studies in Interdisciplinary Arts for Children (A). Prerequisites: Completion of required arts for children specialty area courses. Examines issues and representative theories, program development and evaluation, development of leadership skills, and ability to utilize arts resources. 3 Cr. Spring.

IAC 492 Internship in Arts for Children (A). To provide theoretical and practical experience for exploring solutions to selected problems and issues in interdisciplinary arts for children. A student, who will be placed in an organization as an intern, will work on projects mutually agreed between the student, supervisor in the organization, and instructor. 1-3 Cr.

IAC 499 Independent Study in Arts for Children (A). Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. Arranged in consultation with instructor-sponsor in accordance with procedures of Office of Academic Advisement prior to registration. 1-3 Cr.

Graduate Courses

IAC 550 Performances for Young Audiences (A). Explores performance and staging techniques for young audiences; develops skills in improvisation and ensemble playing; prepares shows involving art, dance, music, and theatre; tours and performs for and with young audiences. Requires that students write research papers. 1-4 Cr.

IAC 580 Workshop in Interdisciplinary Arts for Children (B). Through lecture, discussion and participation, studies the use of creative arts in the classroom and community agency. Focuses on integration of all the art forms. Requires graduate students to function as group leaders. 3 Cr.

IAC 590 Arts for Children Special Topics Workshop (B). Provides students opportunities to develop an understanding of one topic that focuses on application of interdisciplinary arts experiences for children, e.g., performances for or by children, subject integration, curriculum development, and research. Deals with current arts and education issues and may be developed in response to programmatic needs identified by faculty and students. For information contact IAC program director. 2-6 Cr.

IAC 591 Interdisciplinary Arts for Children Seminar (A). Discusses issues and representative theories; and entails program development and evaluation, and development of leadership skills and ability to utilize arts resources. 3 Cr. Spring.

IAC 680 Summer Sun Strong Museum (B). Through collaboration with colleagues, provides students with hands-on experience in developing curriculum with a focus on multiple intelligences and integrative arts within a unique museum setting. 3 Cr.

IAC 690 Topics in Interdisciplinary Arts for Children (A). Provides students opportunities to develop an understanding of topics which focus on application of interdisciplinary arts experiences for children, integration of arts into curriculum, and research. Deals with current arts, education, and advocacy issues. May explore other topics in response to programmatic needs identified by the faculty and students. 2-6 Cr.

IAC 692 Aesthetic Education Institute (B). Through the Aesthetic Education Institute (AEI), entails an intensive summer seminar for educators, in which students engage with the four art areas of music, dance, theater, and visual art. Through performances by professional artists who model curricular offerings, provides students with the opportunity to discuss the art making process. Requires students to enroll both with SUNY Brockport and The Aesthetic Education Institute and pay separate enrollment fees. 3 Cr.

IAC 699 Independent Study Interdisciplinary Arts for Children (A). Arranged in consultation with instructor/sponsor prior to registration. 1-3 Cr.

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