Online Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance
Are you interested in developing your abilities as a multidisciplinary artist? Pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary arts and performance at Arizona State University will broaden your worldview of contemporary art-making practices. In the program, you’ll build the experience needed to pursue an array of careers in art, performance and other creative professions.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What is the study of interdisciplinary arts?
Exploring the interdisciplinary arts offers you the opportunity to learn about a variety of art forms through theoretical, practical and historical perspectives. In this interdisciplinary arts and performance degree, you’ll gain an understanding of how powerful societal messages can be when delivered across multiple artistic mediums.
This multidimensional field of study is designed for those who want to center the arts in their careers through creating, producing and performing original work. In this program, you’ll first gain foundational knowledge across a variety of art modalities and then make deeper connections by participating in practical experiences. You’ll explore:
- Digital arts (image and video).
- Games (analog and digital).
- Movement/performance (theater/dance).
- Sound (music/sound design).
- Visual arts (2D/3D).
The skills you’ll develop in this interdisciplinary arts and performance program
This program will provide you with the context necessary to express, perform and experience art in new ways. In your courses, you’ll always focus on doing. Through hands-on projects, you’ll gain the confidence needed to pursue your creative career passions.
You’ll gain a variety of skills that will prepare you to discuss aesthetic concepts and communicate about artistic work, such as:
Interdisciplinary arts coursework
Your courses are designed to develop your abilities as an artist and your understanding of the theoretical and historical underpinnings of your work. Topics you may explore include media technologies, sound, performance, video and sound editing, conceptual development in the arts and more.
IAP 480: Art as Praxis: From Conceptualization to Production
IAP 110: Foundations of Visual Art, Performance and Interdisciplinarity
The jobs you can get in an interdisciplinary arts and performance degree
This program was intentionally developed with a liberal arts approach to interdisciplinary art-making practices. As a graduate, you can pursue creative opportunities on your own or in collaboration with others in industries, such as music, film, theater, digital media and education. Career examples include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
Study at one of the top-ranked universities in the nation
ASU is a global university recognized for its commitment to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report.
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of graduates reported that their experiences at ASU inspired them to explore new career opportunities.