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    Prospective students with questions about Arts in Context: Please email langarts@newschool.edu

    Arts in Context Program Director and Departmental Faculty Advisor
    Zishan Ugurlu
    Professor, Theater
    ugurluz@newschool.edu

    Chair of the Arts
    Danielle Goldman
    Associate Professor, Dance
    goldmand@newschool.edu

    Student Success Advisor for The Arts
    Brian Dudley (interim for fall 2023–spring 2024)
    Manager, BA/BFA Student Success
    dudleyb@newschool.edu

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  • This page outlines requirements for the concentration in Arts in Context (BA The Arts).

    Requirements for the Arts in Context Concentration (BA The Arts)

    This concentration places responsibility upon students to articulate their own academic interests and goals. Before declaring this concentration, interested students should meet with the departmental faculty advisors of both Arts in Context and the Arts discipline they would like to study. Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with these advisors. Learn more and track your progress in the Detailed Degree Requirements and Arts Requirements Worksheets below.

    Introductory courses:

    • Choose one (3–4 credits): 
      • One 3–4-credit Interarts (LINA) course
      • Two 2-credit LINA courses

    Other required courses:

    • 5 courses in one of the Arts disciplines (Contemporary Music, Contemporary Dance, Theater, or Visual Studies) (15–20 credits)
    • 5 courses in a liberal arts area of study (15–20 credits)

    Senior Capstone: 

    • Choose one (3–4 credits):
      • LINA 4900 The Arts Senior Seminar: Essay (offered in spring)
      • LINA 4901 The Arts Senior Seminar: Creative Projects (offered fall and spring)
      • LINA 4902 The Arts Senior Seminar: Time-Based Performance (offered in spring)
      • LINA 4990: an approved independent or collaborative project
      • Lxxx4xxx Senior Capstone course in a liberal arts area or a 4000-level course approved by the Arts in Context departmental faculty advisor

    Total credits: 36–48

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