Courses

Courses for the Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation minor are from the creative arts, humanities and social sciences.

For complete information on CAST courses, see the Online University Bulletin.

CAST 150b Introduction to Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation 
May not be taken for credit by students who took PAX 250b in prior years.

Fall 2019:

How can music, theater, dance and visual and other arts contribute to community development, coexistence, and nonviolent social change? In the aftermath of violence, how do artists help communities reconcile? Students explore these questions through interviews and case studies. Usually offered every year.

CAST 170a Documenting the Immigrant Experience
Investigates documentary film as a genre, and explores the potential of the medium for engaging students with immigrant communities in Waltham through hands-on production experiences. Through the process of exchanging narratives with community members, students generate raw material for a film documentary. Usually offered every year. (For complete information, see the Online University Bulletin.)