The Arts Degrees & Programs

Applied Music

Students must successfully audition before the music faculty for entrance into the Bachelor of Music degree program with a major in applied music.

Art

Gallery photo Art offers a diverse program of undergraduate and graduate instruction in both art history and studio art.

Art History

The Art Department in the College of Liberal Arts offers a history of art major and minor.

Dance

A major or minor in dance features a combination of performance and education-based classes.

Music

Xylophone Music programs within the Department are dedicated to the professional training of students in music education, applied performance, and music history. The Department's dedication to student and faculty participation in ensemble performance reflects the belief that interactive rehearsals and live performances teach music students the technology and social dynamics of being a musician. It is in ensemble playing where musical ideas are animated individually, instrument by instrument, but shared as a collaborative experience with fellow musicians and with the listening audience.

Music Education

Jazz students in hallway Music Education programs not only enhance the student's personal skills as a musician, but also prepares the student for teaching others how to explore their own musical talents.

Theatre

The Theatre major is considered to be part academic discipline, part technical craft, and part art.