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Bachelor of Arts in Community Arts

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Community Arts degree prepares students for a variety of careers by providing broad exposure to the arts, a specialization in at least one area of creativity, and a connection to civic development and community engagement. The major is interdisciplinary, combining courses in the creative arts with courses in Art History, Communication, English,Film Studies, Civic and Regional Development, Media and Culture, and Commerce. This degree will offer skills vital to creating, organizing, implementing, and funding arts projects for individuals, community groups, and other organizations.

Looking for more information? Check out the What Can I Do With a Major in Community Arts?

Curriculum Requirements

Student Learning Outcomes

By the time they graduate with a BA in Community Arts, students should be able to:

  • Analyze the significant impact of the arts in shaping and informing culture, past and present.
  • Demonstrate skill in a creative discipline and contribute to a community of practice.
  • Create a professional presentation of one’s creative work.
  • Use critical and creative thinking to identify problems and generate innovative solutions.
  • Communicate clearly for a diverse range of audiences in a variety of media.

Minor | 2D Fine Arts

Program Overview

The 2D Fine Arts Minor provides studio access and focus to the university population other than majors in the Department of Art. Students will learn to creatively solve problems using design concepts, materials, and processes in one or more of the following concentrations: Photography, Printmaking, and Painting.

The minor in two-dimensional fine arts explores art processes, developing concepts and techniques relevant to the materials, methods, and critically informed aesthetic thinking inherent in making visual art in two dimensions. The minor encourages breadth of exploration balanced with a requirement for a two-course focus in one concentration.

A minimum 2.50 GPA is required for admittance to the minor and is required for all courses in the minor.

The 2D Fine Arts Minor, housed in the College of Creative Arts and the Department of Art, can be completed at the Regionals as well. For more information, please contact Roscoe Wilson,

View curriculum in the Undergraduate Bulletin.

Minor | History

Program Overview

The history minor, housed in the College of Arts and Science, may be earned entirely at Miami Regionals. This minor is an opportunity for you to satisfy an interest, strengthen your degree, and enhance your preparation for a career or further education. The minor will fulfill the Miami Plan Thematic Sequence requirement. You must complete a minimum of 18 semester hours in history with a 2.0 grade point average. These courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit).

Program Overview

Additional Course Offerings

In addition to completing the Community Arts degree on the Regionals, students can also take advantage of the Regionals' flexibility, convenience, and affordability by beginning their course work in Oxford-based majors, minors, and thematic sequences on the Hamilton, Middletown, and VOA campuses.

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