The UNC Asheville Arts requirement features courses in which students become intellectually engaged with the arts. They consider the significance and communicative functions of the arts in human experience, the cultural context of creative composition and performance, and the foundations of aesthetic values. This requirement may be fulfilled in one of three ways:
- Arts 310, Arts and Ideas
- A combination of Special Topics ARTS courses with credits adding up to 3.0
- A three-hour course in any department that is designated as an ARTS approved course, or three credit hours of studio/workshop courses in any department designated as ARTS approved courses.