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Arts Courses open to all Temple Students

Whether you need to fulfill an Arts Gen Ed requirement or simply want to participate and express yourself artistically, the Center for the Arts provides a wide range of opportunities.

Gen Ed Courses

Arts:

The Art of Sacred Space (Art History 0803 - 3 credits)
Arts of the Western World: The Visual Experience (Art History 0808 - 3 credits)
Jazz Century (Dance 0806 - 3 credits)
Shall We Dance? (Dance 0831 - 3 credits)
The Art of Listening: Honors (Music Studies 0902 - 3 credits)
World Musics (Music Studies 0809 - 3 credits)
World Musics: Honors (Music Studies 0909 - 3 credits)
Exploring Music (Music Studies 0812 - 3 credits)
Dramatic Imagination (Theater 0805 - 3 credits)
The Creative Spirit (Theater 0807 - 4 credits)
The Art of Acting (Theater 0825 - 3 credits)
The Art of Acting: Honors (Theater 0925 - 3 credits)

Diversity and Race:

Embodying Pluralism (Dance 0828 - 3 credits)
Race/Ethnicity in Cinema (Film and Media Arts 0843 - 3 credits)
Race on the Stage (Theater 0842 - 3 credits)
Race, Identity and Experience in American Art (Tyler 0805 - 3 credits)
Race, Identity and Experience in American Art: Honors (Tyler 0905 - 3 credits)

Global/World Society:

Philadelphia Dance Experience (Dance 0827 - 3 credits)
Imaginary Cities (Film and Media Arts 0869 - 3 credits)

Human Behavior:

Guerrila Altruism: A Mini-Manual of Subversive Activism (Architecture 0853 - 3 credits)
Imaginary Cities (Film and Media Arts 0869 - 3 credits)
Human Behavior and the Photographic Image (Graphic Arts and Design 0822 - 3 credits)

Other Arts Courses Open to All Students

Introduction to Design and Environment (Architecture 1001 - 3 credits)
Photo and Visual Literacy (Architecture 1017 - 3 credits)
History and Form of Cities (Architecture 1196 - 3 credits, Online, Writing Intensive course)
Architectural History: Ancient Renaissance (Archtecture 2141 - 3 credits)
Introduction to Visual Language, 3D Design (Art 1201 - 3 credits)
Introduction to Visual Language Design (Art 1501 - 3 credits)
Introduction to Visual Language Painting (Art 1843 - 3 credits)
Introduction to Visual Language Drawing (Art 1401 - 3 credits)
Introduction to Landscape Painting (Art 2121 - 3 credits)
Intermediate Drawing (Art 2402 - 3 credits)
Art Photography: Digital (Art 2811 - 3 credits)
Art Photography/Digital On-Line (Art 2831 - 3 credits)
Research and Project Planning Seminar in Community Arts (Art 3089 - 3 credits)
International Cinema (Art History 1148 - 3 credits)
Art Heritage of the Western World I (Art History 1155 - 3 credits)
Art Heritage of the Western World II (Art History 1156 - 3 credits)
History of Modern Crafts (Art History 2002 - 4 credits)
History of Photography (Art History 2008 - 3 credits)
Roman Art and Archaeology (Art History 2105 - 4 credits)
Early Medieval Visual Culture (Art History 2216 - 4 credits)
Art History Special Topics (Art History 2300 - 4 credits)
Early Renaissance Italy (Art History 2323 - 4 credits)
Northern Baroque Art (Art History (2432 - 4 credits)
Impressionism and Post Impressionism (Art History 2543 - 4 credits)
History of Modern Graphic Design (Art History 2601 - 4 credits)
Modern Painting and Sculpture 1900-1945 (Art History 2642 - 4 credits)
Main Trends in American 20th Century Painting (Art History 2701 - 4 credits)
19th Century American Art (Art History 2704 - 4 credits)
Art and Environment in American Culture (Art History 2753 - 4 credits)
Ceramics for non-majors (Crafts 2152 - 3 credits)
Glass for non-majors (Crafts 2259 - 3 credits)
Fibers for non-majors (Crafts 2304 - 3 credits)
Introduction to Jewelry for non-majors (Crafts 2452 - 3 credits)
Jazz I (Dance 1804 - 2 credits)
Yoga Class (Dance 1807 - 2 credits, available at Main Campus and Center City)
Hip Hop (Dance 2844 - 2 credits)
Introduction to Film/Video Analysis (Film and Media Arts 1172 - 3 credits)
Topics in Film Study (Film and Media Arts 2670 - 4 credits)
Film Noir (Film and Media Arts 2671 - 3 credits)
Film Comedy (Film and Media Arts 2672 - 4 credits)
Introduction to Visual Communication (Graphic Arts and Design 2075 - 3 credits)
Introduction to Photography (Graphic Arts and Design 2401 - 3 credits, Online)
Voice for non-majors (Music 1223 - 1 credit)
Voice for non-majors: Jazz (Music 2123 - 1 credit)
Piano for non-majors (Music 1407 - 1 credit, available at Main Campus or Center City)
Piano for non-majors: Jazz (Music 2143 - 1 credit)
Guitar for non-majors (Music 1529 - 1 credit)
Guitar for non-majors: Jazz (Music 2133 - 1 credit)
Marching Band (Music 3510 - 0-1 credit)
University Choral Ensembles (Music 3300 - 0-1 credit, experience required, course fee)
Night Owls Campus Community Band (Music Education 4652/5652 - 0-1 credit)
Performance Anxiety (Music Education 5651 - 1 credit)
Music Theory for non-majors (Music Studies 1701 - 2 credits)
Theater: The Collaborative Art (Theater 1002 - 3 credits)
Improvisation (Theater 2262 - 3 credits)
Stage Make-Up (Theater 2611 - 3 credits)