May 19, 2024  
2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

University Common Curriculum


Mara Scrupe / / 215.717.6258
Program Director


The University Common Curriculum emphasizes interdisciplinary thinking and collaborative processes as a central cross-university curriculum for all undergraduate students in the University of the Arts. The UCC, consisting of 4.5 credits, addresses two related content areas, Creative Practices and Collaborative Studio. In collaboration with Liberal Arts and First Year Writing, Creative Practices introduces first year students to contemporary practitioners across the disciplines. Collaborative Studio, offered as a set of course options taken in the sophomore or junior years, focuses on the collaborative creation of student-directed projects.

Program Objectives

  • Observe and experience a broad range of cultural and artistic events, especially those that cross and combine disciplines.
  • Demonstrate individual and group skills, processes, and activities in the successful completion of collaborative projects.

Requirements (4.5 Credits)

University Common Curriculum (4.5 credits)

Additional information available on the University Common Curriculum  page.