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Office of the University Registrar

2009-10 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

College of Fine Arts

HUM 2510 Design for Understanding the Visual and Performing Arts
Credits: 3.

An analysis of the basic elements and concepts of the visual arts, music, theater, and the dance to establish a fundamental base from which decisions can be made about what one sees, hears, and feels. Understanding, appreciation, and literacy in the arts are developed and are strengthened by participating in arts experiences. (H) (WR)

HUM 2511 Basic Fundamentals and Skills in the Visual Arts and Music
Credits: 3.

Fundamentals of visual arts and of music needed by the classroom teacher for teaching art and music in the elementary school. Students with sufficient background may exempt the course by examination.

HUM 4956 Overseas Studies in Fine and Performing Arts
Credits: 1 to 18; Prereq: permission of undergraduate adviser.

This course is designed to provide a mechanism by which formal course work taken as part of an approved study abroad program can be recorded on the transcript and counted toward graduation.

General Education Categories
Consult Schedule of Courses for specific information.

  • Biological Sciences (B)
  • Composition (C)
  • Diversity (D)*
  • Humanities (H)
  • International (N)*
  • Mathematics (M)
  • Physical Sciences (P)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (S)

* Students who entered UF prior to Summer B 2007 and/or whose catalog year is not 2007-08: Current students who have not already completed six hours of "I" - international/diversity credits can do so now by taking "D" and "N" courses.

Symbols Used in Course Descriptions

  • (WR) indicates the course satisfies the writing requirement.
  • (MR) indicates the course satisfies the math requirement.
  • (S-U) indicates the course may be taken on a satisfactory-unsatisfactory basis.
  • Refer to the Schedule of Courses for specific information.