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Upcoming events are being held both in-person and online. Requirements for masking and proof of vaccination vary by venue and program. Please check specific event webpages for visitor guidelines and requirements.  Review our general Covid Protocols page for more information and/or updates.

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Highlighted Courses

Whether you are curious about studying the arts, need to fulfill Areas of Knowledge General Education requirements, or looking to further your education, these carefully selected courses are sure to transform and inspire you. Most of the courses listed below are open to all students and do not require prerequisites or previous experience.

Spring Courses

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ART H 209: Art Now

Contemporary art today confronts viewers with a bewildering array of images, objects, and processes. This can leave viewers thinking: can anything count as “art?” And what’s the point of it all?…

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 5

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DANCE 244 B: Commercial Dance

Learn all the basic moves of commercial dance styles and how they draw on the aesthetics of traditions that originated in African American and diaspora communities.        

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 2

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DESIGN 250: Visualizing Ideas

We live in a visual world. Everyone should know and understand how to communicate through design. Learn the principles inherent to the discipline of visual communication design, including the…

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 3

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DRAMA 261: Acting Tools for Professional Presentation

Through physical, vocal, mental, and emotional warmups, students will identify their own personal values and approaches to being a professional communicator in any communication setting — and gain…

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 5

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DRAMA 270: Survey of Great Theatre for Social Change

Learn about socially and politically impactful plays that have shaped and changed the world around us, with emphasis on race and methodologies of social change.

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 5

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DXARTS 460 A: Digital Sound

With foundations of digital sound for digital arts applications, this course provides an overview of the history of electronic music and analyzes important works from its canon. Learn about acoustics…

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 5

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MUSEN 200: UW Glee Club

Non-auditioned ensemble open to all bass and tenor singers in the campus community. Glee Club performs a diverse variety of repertoire, from traditional Glee Club songs to current styles. Offers a…

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 1

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