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VP 200 Critical Thinking in the ArtsLASC—Creative Arts; Thought, Language and CultureThe experience of art, music, and theatre to develop individual critical thinking in the similarities and differences among the arts.Offered every year. 3 creditsVP 210 Contemporary Dance Styles ILASC—Creative ArtsThe study and movement of dance vocabularies in one or more contemporary and modern styles.Offered every year. 3 creditsVP 300 Interdisciplinary Arts SeminarPrerequisite: VP 200Examines examples of contemporary modes of interdisciplinary works of music, theatre, and visual art with the goal of developing an individual, creative aesthetic.Offered every year. 3 creditsVP 310 Contemporary Dance Styles IILASC—Creative ArtsPrerequisite: VP 210The study and movement of contemporary dance vocabularies at the intermediate to advanced level.Offered every year. 3 credits.VP 375 Special TopicsA course that varies according to specific student and faculty interest.Offered as needed. 3 credits VP 400 Capstone/Senior ThesisPrerequisites: VP 200, VP 300Students research, design, and create works of art, music, and theatre for public presentation and evaluation by a faculty board of review.Offer every year. 3 creditsVP 405 Independent Study in the ArtsPrerequisite: Permission of instructor.An opportunity for students to examine topics not ordinarily covered in other arts courses.Offered every year. 1-3 creditsVP 435 Internship in the ArtsPrerequisites: 2 relevant arts coursesAdvanced students gain practical experience in a working arts environment.Offered every year. 3-12 credits.