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Accounting 010
Africana Studies 014
American History 512
American Literature 352
Anthropology 070
Art 080
Art History 082
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biology, Computational and Integrative 121
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Digital Studies 209
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer 005
English and Communication (Communication 192, English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Rhetoric 842, Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Forensic Science 412
French 420
Gender Studies 443
Geology 460
German 470
Global Studies 480
Health Sciences 499
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Honors College 525
Human Resource Management 533
International Studies
Journalism 570
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
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Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Teacher Education 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Theater Arts 965)
World Languages and Cultures (French 420, German 470, Global Studies 480, Spanish 940)
Urban Studies 975
Visual, Media, and Performing Arts (Art 080; Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Theater Arts 965)
International Studies
Art 080
Art Major Requirements
Art Minor Requirements
Studio Art and Digital Arts Areas 080
Studio and Digital Arts Areas of Specialization
Student-Proposed Majors
Departmental Honors Program in Art
Art Major with Teacher Certification
Courses (Art 080)
Art History 082
Art History Major Requirements
Art History Minor Requirements
Art History 082 Area of Specialization (39 Credits)
Student-Proposed Majors
Departmental Honors Program in Art History
Courses (Art History 082)
Museum Studies 698
Courses (Museum Studies 698)
Music 700, Applied Music 701
Music Major Requirements (minimum 45 credits)
Music Minor Requirements (minimum 20 credits)
Music Major with Teacher Certification (minimum 44 credits)
Departmental Honors Program in Music
Courses (Music 700)
Courses (Applied Music 701)
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Theater Arts 965)
Theater Arts Major Requirements (45 credits)
Theater Arts Minor Requirements (minimum 18 credits)
Theater Education
Courses (Theater Arts 965)
Courses (Dance 203)
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Visual, Media, and Performing Arts (Art 080; Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Theater Arts 965)  

Visual, Media, and Performing Arts (Art 080; Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Theater Arts 965)


Visual, Media, and Performing Arts

Chair: Kenneth Elliott

Undergraduate Program Coordinator: Joseph C. Schiavo

Administrative Assistant: Zulma Rodriguez

Program Manager: Stass Shpanin


Margery Amdur, B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon; M.F.A., Wisconsin

Julianne Baird, B.A., M.A., Eastman School of Music (Rochester); Graduate Diploma Mozarteum, Salzburg (Austria); Ph.D., Stanford

Allan Espiritu, B.A., Rutgers; M.F.A., Yale

LiQin Tan, B.A., Hunan (China); M.A., Concordia; Postgraduate Certificate, Sheridan College

Associate Professors:

Paul Bernstein, B.A., Ithaca College; M.F.A., California (Davis)

Elizabeth Demaray, B.A., M.F.A., California (Berkeley); Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

Kenneth Elliott, B.S., M.A., Northwestern; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Cyril Reade, B.F.A., Lavel (Quebec); M.F.A., Montreal; Ph.D., Rochester

Mark Zaki, B.A., M.M., D.M.A., Rutgers; M.F.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Teaching Professor:

Joseph C. Schiavo, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Assistant Teaching Professors:

Robert A. Emmons, D.Litt., Drew; M.A., Rutgers

Ken Hohing, B.A., Rutgers; Postgraduate Certificate, Johann Wolfgang Goethe (Germany); Postgraduate Certificate, Gesamthochschule Kassel (Germany)

Chinghsin Wu, B.A., M.A., National Taiwan; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Teaching Instructors:

Stefán Örn Arnarson, M.M., Michigan

James H. Mobley, M.F.A., West Virginia

Stass Shpanin, M.F.A., Temple (Tyler School of Art)

Professors Emeriti:

Zeke Berlin, B.A., Temple; M.F.A., Yale; Ph.D., New York

John J. Giannotti, B.F.A., SUNY (Buffalo); M.F.A., Rutgers

William M. Hoffman Jr., B.F.A., Pennsylvania; M.F.A., Temple (Tyler School of Art)

Olga Moore, B.A., Roosevelt; M.A., Wisconsin; M.F.A., Art Institute of Chicago

Martin Rosenberg, B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Roberta K. Tarbell, B.S., Cornell; M.A., Ph.D., Delaware

Visual, Media, and Performing Arts includes major programs in the visual arts, art history, music, and theater. The art program offers areas of concentration in animation, arts education, art therapy, graphic design, intermedia and electronic arts, painting and drawing, photography, and sculpture. The art history program offers courses in museum studies in addition to an inclusive curriculum that covers Western and non-Western art. Music students can concentrate in the areas of composition and music technology, theories and histories, performance, and music education. The theater program offers concentrations in acting, design and technology, musical theater, and filmmaking. A combined five-year art/music/or theater education program--bachelor of arts (B.A.) and master of arts in teaching (M.A.T.)--is designed for students interested in active careers as practitioners and educators. Minor programs are available in each area. Major requirements for each of the programs can be completed only through daytime attendance. Additional information about the programs can be obtained from the department office on the second floor, Fine Arts Building.

All students at Rutgers University-Camden are encouraged to take arts courses to enhance programs of study in other areas. Prospective majors and minors in some of the areas in art, music, or theater may be required to take placement exams, audition, or submit a portfolio, as appropriate to the area of study, at the discretion of the faculty. For more information, contact the department's office, 856-225-6176.

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