Queensborough Academy
The VAPA Academy provides the highest quality artistic and technical education combined with scholarly research across disciplines.

Visual and Performing Arts - Associate in Science degree (AS)

Advisor Notes: Art History | Advisor Notes: Theatre | Advisor Notes: Visual Arts

General Education - Common Core Credits
REQUIRED CORE: I. A: English Composition I, II 6
REQUIRED CORE: I. B: Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning (Select one course from I.B) 3
REQUIRED CORE: I. C: Life & Physical Sciences (Select one course from I.C) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. A: World Cultures & Global Issues (Select one course from II.A) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. B: U.S. Experience in Its Diversity (Select one course from II.B) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. C: Creative Expression (Select one course from II.C)
Recommended: select from area different from concentration
3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. D: Individual & Society (Select one course from II.D) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. E: Scientific World (Select one course from II.E) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II: A, B, C, D or E (Select one additional course from any one of the flexible core categories) Recommended: select course from II.C, Creative Expression, in concentration discipline (AR-300 series or DAN-111 or MU-110 or MU-120 or SP-471 or SP-472 or TH-111) 3
Subtotal 30
Major
Speech Communication (SP-211) (if taken in the Common Core; recommended: Foreign Language course OR HI-110, 111, or 112 OR a Social Sciences course) 3
Health Education (HE-101 or HE-102) 1-2
One course in Physical Education or Dance from the PE-400 or 500 series or DAN-100 series 1
Major elective: science laboratory (students who take STEM variant in I.C. have met this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132, BI-171; CH-102, CH-111, CH-121; ET-842; PH-112. 1
CONCENTRATION IN ART & DESIGN, DANCE, MUSIC, THEATRE ARTS OR INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM 21-23
Subtotal 27-30
Elective(s)
Free electives 0-3
Subtotal 0-3
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 60
All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.

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