Online Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance

As a student in the online interdisciplinary arts and performance degree, you’ll gain valuable skills for a career as an artist, performer or creative professional. You’ll broaden your worldview of contemporary art-making practices. Your newfound knowledge will inspire you to find new ways of creating unique artworks and performances.
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Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Interdisciplinary art synergizes multiple disciplines such as digital media, performance and visual art to create artworks. With interdisciplinary arts and performance, artists create new ways to express, perform and experience.

What is a degree in interdisciplinary arts and performance?

 

Are you ready to take your creativity to the next level and become a multidisciplinary artist? If so, the Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary arts and performance may be ideal for you. You’ll first learn the fundamentals of digital media, performance and visual art. Throughout the undergraduate program, you’ll take a deep dive into the practical and theoretical studies of all facets of art. These include visual, sonic, performance, game and media art. Once you have a solid interdisciplinary arts foundation, you’ll build on your knowledge through practice. You'll take part in a range of art-making practices. These might include creating art for exhibits, participating in theater performances, directing short films and more.

In the online bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary arts and performance program, you’ll take theory, practice and project-oriented courses. You may complete this coursework in your community and in collaboration with your peers. Given the interdisciplinary nature of the online interdisciplinary arts and performance degree, we encourage you to collaborate with others and push the boundaries by synergizing many arts and disciplines in your work. Your art can be an avenue for raising awareness of social, scientific and political issues.

The Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary arts and performance includes exceptional faculty mentoring. You’ll work with a faculty member who will help you develop a professional-level portfolio of well-crafted artwork and research. Your portfolio will give you a competitive edge in the market of your choosing, whether it be the job, art or entertainment market.

Featured courses

Delve into interdisciplinary arts classes online. Experience online art classes like never before, exploring digital media as well as performance and visual art.

IAP 361: Digital Editing and Media Literacy (CS)


IAP 202: Perspectives on Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance (HU)


IAP 305: 20th and 21st Century Art, Performance, and Media (L or HU)


IAP 325: Sound Performance: Exploring Alternative Performance Groups


IAP 334: Conceptual Development in the Arts


IAP 375: Contemporary Performance: Theories and Practice


IAP 354: Visual Representation


IAP 103: Foundations I: Interdisciplinary Digital Media


What jobs can I get with an interdisciplinary arts degree?

The Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary arts and performance can open the door to a range of career possibilities. The program’s liberal arts approach to interdisciplinary art-making practices prepares students to be well versed in several different modalities for whichever path they pursue. Students may find careers as:

Actor


Growth: 11.6 %
Salary: *

Choreographer


Growth: 2.8 %
Salary: $48,420

High School Teacher


Growth: 7.5 %
Salary: $59,170

Music Director


Growth: 5.7 %
Salary: $50,590

Performance Artist


Growth: 5.5 %
Salary: $63,540

Singer


Growth: 6.0 %
Salary: *

Sound Recording Engineer


Growth: 6.3 %
Salary: $55,810

Stage or Film Director


Growth: 12.2 %
Salary: $71,620

Technical Director


Growth: 12.2 %
Salary: $71,620

Prestigious faculty

As an ASU Online student, you’ll get the New College experience from the same faculty who teach our courses on campus from anywhere in the world. Our faculty members are some of the brightest, most innovative academic minds in the world.

Our areas of expertise include psychology, anthropology, geography, political science, cybersecurity, forensic science and more. Our mission is to create an environment that prepares students to take their place in the world using the skills they have learned to pursue careers that benefit their community.

Prestigious faculty

As an ASU Online student, you’ll get the New College experience from the same faculty who teach our courses on campus from anywhere in the world. Our faculty members are some of the brightest, most innovative academic minds in the world.

Our areas of expertise include psychology, anthropology, geography, political science, cybersecurity, forensic science and more. Our mission is to create an environment that prepares students to take their place in the world using the skills they have learned to pursue careers that benefit their community.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman 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).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

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. 

#1


in innovation for 5 consecutive years, ahead of Stanford and MIT.

Top 10


Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

Top 10%


Best Global Universities.

80%


of graduates reported that their experiences at ASU inspired them to explore new career opportunities. 

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