This minor provides a multidisciplinary art in context program that integrates creative projects, critical study, and cultural research. The minor also supports access to artistic and creative opportunities both on and off-campus.
Complete 18 hours of courses approved for the Creative Work minor, including:
One foundation course: HON 3310 .
12 additional hours, six of which must be advanced, selected from the following approved list for the minor:
AAS 3301: Hip Hop History and Culture
CHNS 3350: Chinese Culture Through Films
CLAS 3345: Myth and performance in Greek Tragedy
CLAS 3381: From Homer to Hollywood
CLAS 4353: Dreaming Culture
COMM 4338: The Family in Popular Culture
COMM 4370: Social Aspects of Film
DAN 3311: Dance History II
ENGL 4373: Vision and Power: Film, Text and Politics
ENGL 4371H: Literature and Medicine
HIST 3327H: Houston Since 1836
HON 3397H: Immersion Journalism
HON 4310H: The City Dionysia
HON 4315H: Artists & Their Regions
HON 4397H: The Anatomical Theater
HON 4397H: Representing Islam
HDFS 1311: Development of Self-Regulated Learning
IART 3300: Intro to Interdisciplinary Art
IART 3395: Art as Activism
IART 4300: Collaboration Among the Arts
ITAL 4308: Dante and His World
MUSI 2397: History of Rock
MUSI 3301: Listening to World Music
MUSI 3303: Popular Music of the Americas since 1840
PHIL 1361: Philosophy and the Arts
PHI 3361: Philosophy of Art
RELS 2310: Bible and Western Culture I
RELS 3333: Religion and Literature
WCL 2351: World Cultures Through Lit & Arts
WCL 4352: Frames of Modernity II
WGSS 2350: Intro to Women’s Studies
One 4000 level capstone course: HON 4310 ,HON 4315 ,IART 4300 , or another 4000 level course approved by the minor program director.
A minimum of 12 hours must be taken in residence.
A cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required in courses completed for the minor.
Up to six credit hours of approved electives may be satisfied by internship with a local arts organization or by a senior honors thesis with approval of the minor program director.
A maximum of 6 semester hours of completed minor coursework may be counted towards a student’s major. Note that any course that counts towards a student’s major and towards the Core Curriculum cannot also count towards the 18 semester hours required for the minor.
Dr. John Harvey, Director of the Center for Creative Work