Feb 16, 2019  
Catalog 2018-19 
Catalog 2018-19

Associate of Fine Arts in Fine and Performing Arts (A.F.A.)

General Education Requirements and Electives for AFA Degrees - 24-26 Credits

Follow this General Education sequence for the following programs: Art, Design, and Interactive Media; Dance; Music; and Theatre.


CMNS 101 is required for an A.F.A. in Dance, Music, and Theatre, but not for Art, Design, and Interactive Media.


Choose courses in each category using the information below and from the list of approved General Education courses . Consult your Program of Study page for more specific guidance on general education classes.

One course must be a Diversity course. Diversity courses are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Note that Dance, Music, and Theatre require students to take CMNS 101 as part of the Arts and Humanities requirement, while Art, Design, and Interactive Media students must take ARTD 105 and ARTD 106. Dance, Music, and Theatre students may take 3-4 credits in Mathematics; Art, Design, and Interactive Media students are only required to take 3 credits.

  • Arts and Humanities (CMNS 101  required for Dance, Music, and Theatre) 3-6 Credits.
  • Biological and Physical Sciences 3-4 Credits.
  • Information Technology 3 Credits.
  • Mathematics 3-4 Credits.
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 Credits.

Arts and Humanities - 3 Credits

This requirement applies to students in the Dance, Music and Theatre Areas of Concentration only.

Choose one from this list: