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

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    Cecilia Rubino
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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) - Updated for 2020-2021

    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): 
      • 1 3-4 credit Interarts (LINA) course
      • 2 2-credit LINA courses

    Other required courses:

    • 5 courses in one of the Arts disciplines (Contemporary Music, Contemporary Dance, Theater, or Visual Studies) (30-40 credits)
    • 5 courses in a liberal arts area of study (15-20 credits)



    Senior Capstone: 

    • Choose one (3-4 credits)
      • LINA seminar
      • An approved individual or collaborative independent project

    Total credits: 36-48

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