Aesthetic Engagement

Enhanced Learning Experience

Actively participate in, or appreciate the arts.  Students may complete this ELE by:

  • completing the Arts Engagement Certification;
  • double majoring/minoring in an arts-focused program:
    • Music
    • Design
    • Creative Writing
  • participating in a musical ensemble; 
  • participating in the performing arts, such as the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, City Stage, or Starlight Theater;
  • Being selected to exhibit your creative work;
  • publishing your creative work;
  • Participating in a public reading of your creative work; or,
  • serving as an editor for a creative publication.

Once you have completed your Aesthetic Engagement Experience, submit your ELE application through your MyKU portal here.

Aesthetic Engagement SWReflection Question:  How has this experience enhanced your education? In answering this question, please pay particular attention to the ways that this experience enhanced your appreciation for diversity through artistic expressions.

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