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CES 211 - Art and Soul: Cultural Connections through Doing Art

5 CR

Explore and directly participate in artistic cultural practices of communities of Color in a highly kinesthetic environment.  Learn in a hands-on way how art, dance or music of communities of Color can be forms of self-empowerment as well as tools for social change.  Course focus and genres are determined by the instructor.  Satisfies either Social Science or Humanities credit, not both.

Course Outcomes
  • Identify the artistic and technical elements of a given art modality
  • Analyze kinesthetic arts practices within their cultural contexts
  • Demonstrate and perform fundamental physical sequences, musical phrasing, or visual arts techniques pertaining to specific cultural arts-based practices
  • Reflect on how art, music, or dance functions in one’s own life and how these art mediums can be both tools of self-empowerment and forms of social resistance in communities of Color

GenEd Outcomes: Connections
  • Cultural Diversity

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