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2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog 
2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 118 - Introduction to Community Arts

This course introduces students to the field of socially engaged art practices, and is designed for students interested in merging social activism, creative work, performance, teaching and youth development.  Students learn how to identify, approach and construct classes for community sites, including youth organizations, schools and after-school programs, as well as institutions serving other populations through the arts in a community setting.  The course examines the processes of creative thinking, community involvement, collaborative enterprise, research, and education in community arts.

Credits: 3