3Cr. Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec. This course is intended to be an introductory, interdisciplinary exposure to the visual, verbal, and performing arts. The basic elements of many art forms will be investigated, as well as concepts each form has in common with the other. Distinctive characteristics of music, painting, sculpture, architecture, theatre, dance and photography will serve as focal points. The course is also available as ART 100 and MUS 100. General Education:Meets SUNY requirement for The Arts (AR) and for Western Civilization (WC). This course appears in more than one category and can be used to satisfy at most two requirements.