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The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria. (CIP Code #50)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Dance; Graphic Design; Drama; Playwriting; Film, Video, and Cinema Studies: Painting and Sculpting; Music. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

Visual and Performing Arts, Frank Sinatra
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Julie Andrews (1935-Present)
High-profile British actress, singer, and author
Edwin Thomas Booth (1958-Present)
Famous American stage actor known for his role as Hamlet
Frank Sinatra (1915-1998)
One of the greatest singers and actors in American history

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

Actors: $60,320
Choreographers: $41,870
Craft Artists: $32,570
Agents of Artists, Performers, & Athletes: $81,550

Art Directors: $88,510
Art, Drama, & Music Teachers,: $65,030
Artists & Related Workers, All Other: $55,140
Interior Designers: $51,020

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The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

 
 
  • Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry.
    A program that focuses on the aesthetics, techniques, and creative processes for designing and fashioning objects in one or more of the handcraft or folk art traditions, and that prepares individuals to create in any of these media.
  • Fine and Studio Art.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 50.0701 - 50.0799.
  • Art/Art Studies, General.
    A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of the visual arts. Includes instruction in art, photography, and other visual communications media.
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.
    Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General.
    Instructional content is defined in code 50.0101.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General.
    A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the visual and performing arts and that may prepare individuals in any of the visual artistic media or performing disciplines.
  • Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry.
    Instructional content is defined in code 50.0201.
  • Dance.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 50.0301 - 50.0399.
  • Dance, General.
    A general program that prepares individuals to express ideas, feelings, and/or inner visions through the performance of one or more of the dance disciplines, including but not limited to ballet, modern, jazz, ethnic, and folk dance, and that focuses on the study and analysis of dance as a cultural phenomenon. Includes instruction in technique, choreography, Laban notation, dance history and criticism, and dance production.
  • Ballet.
    (NEW) A program that prepares individuals to express ideals and feelings through interpretation of classical dance choreography. Includes instruction in ballet exercise, solo and ensemble dance, history of ballet, ballet choreography, Laban notation, ballet technique, and interpretations of specific styles and schools.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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