CVPA Summer Course Listing

CVPA Summer offers intensive summer courses and workshops specifically designed for arts educators, students, and anyone interested in the arts.

Earn three undergraduate or graduate credits per course as you study intensive art education, music, and/or studio art. Program faculty are innovative thinkers and prominent figures in their respective fields.

All courses meet national and local education standards frameworks. 

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CVPA Summer Courses 2018
(3 Credits Each)


Online courses

ARH 125: Renaissance to Modern Art
ARH - Art History 

ONLINE - July 17 - August 15, 2018

Instructor: Thomas Stubblefield

Surveys painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance to Impressionism as well as its ancient and medieval antecedents. Students who complete this course will not receive credit for ARH 102.

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ARH 313: The Art of Portugal
ARH - Art History

ONLINE - July 17th - August 15, 2018

Instructor: Mario Pereira

Introduction to the cultural development of the Portuguese people throughout history. Lectures, class discussions, written and oral reports on significant aspects of Portuguese literary, social and artistic life. 

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MUS 101: Introduction to Music

ONLINE - July 17 - August 15, 2018

Instructor: Paul Cienniwa

Presents a basic music vocabulary and develops intelligent discrimination in the listener through study and analysis of outstanding works from Gregorian Chant to the present, including music of diverse cultures. Emphasis is also placed on the relationship of the historical development of music to parallel movements in art, drama, philosophical thought, etc.

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MUS 106: Art & Hist of Rock Music

ONLINE - June 18 - August 6, 2018

Instructor: Edwin Milham

Multicultural sources of rock, examined through text-related lectures, listening to recordings, and viewing documentary videos. As an overview for non-music majors, the course is intended to broaden students' socio-cultural perspectives. The diversity of American popular music offers a direct reflection of, and at times a focus for, many factors in identifying and appreciating subcultures of age, ethnicity, gender, race, region, and religion.

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