Eckerd College campus photograph


Course Catalog


A minor in Interdisciplinary Arts will include IA200 Interdisciplinary Arts plus any five courses from two or more arts disciplines, at least two of which are at the 300 level. These courses must not duplicate courses used by students to satisfy major requirements.

Learn more about this academic program.

IA 200: Interdisciplinary Arts
Introduction to traditional means (e.g. set design, musical production, text and illustration) and non-traditional means (e.g. performance art, video, multi-media installation, web-based digital arts) by which arts can be integrated or linked to other disciplines. Prerequisite: at least one entry level course from an Eckerd arts discipline.

IA 210A: Intro to Video Production
Basic processes and techniques for making and editing videos. Analyze film scenes to understand how editing contributes to meaning. Evaluation based on videos, written assignments and participation. Personal digital video camera recommended but not required.

IA 240A: Sound Design
Philosophical and physical dimensions of sound, sound synthesis and manipulation, plus means of organizing sound. Reading and listening, creation of soundscapes, sound sculptures, film scenes and multi-media works.

IA 301: The Documentary
Students will review the history and theory of documentary film, and will employ contemporary documentary philosophy and techniques in producing their own videos. Prequisite: IA 210.

IA 499: Senior Project

Phi Beta Kappa

Eckerd College member of Phi Beta Kappa

Eckerd College is one of only 270 colleges nationwide recognized by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and best known society for recognition of academic excellence and scholarly achievement. Learn more.

Colleges That Change Lives

Colleges That Change Lives

Eckerd College is one of only 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives. Learn more.