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What's a Mode? Creative and Performing Arts

As a Dix Scholar, you will be taking courses across the breadth of Simmons' offerings.  This means that all of our graduates are prepared to enter or continue in the working world, having challenged their intellectual capacities and explored their interaction with their own culture, their natural environment, and their world.  Although a number of adult students come to Simmons with transfer credit fulfilling the modes, other students take them here at Simmons.

Today, we begin a monthly series on each of the Modes of Inquiry, or Modes.  Mode 1 covers the Creative and Performing Arts!  Mode 1 courses focus on artistic expression and communication of ideas and information.  In Mode 1, you may be involved in actual performance or production of art, teach artistic or communication skills, concentrate on artistic history, or discuss the role of the arts in society.  There are over 40 Mode 1 courses to choose from!  Here is a list of some of them: