If you can’t decide whether you want to focus on dance or theatre or art, majoring in The Arts is the perfect solution! The program allows you to choose three focus areas of the four creative arts – theatre, dance, music and art – and get an individualized education in the foundations of all three disciplines. You’ll participate in performances, exhibits and productions that combine elements such as creativity, analytical thinking and global awareness.
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Sample four-year degree plan
- Learn high standards of quality, achieved through individual attention to student practice and progress, professional example and expectations of student excellence.
- Experience three of the four discipline areas in the Creative Arts division and become familiar with professional practices
- Demonstrate a broad understanding of the arts and their place in culture
- Theatre professional
- Studio artist
- Professional dancer
- Creative arts educator
The Arts minor
Choose 27 credits of instruction in art, dance, theatre or music to craft your minor in The Arts. Not sure which of these classic offerings are your favorites? That’s perfect because you get to explore all the options when you select this versatile minor.