Jan 28, 2023  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Division of Fine and Performing Arts

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Haines (Chair), Arnold, Badgerow, Behrens, Bomberger, Friedly, M. Fritz, Gross, P. Ricci, Shorner-Johnson, Spence, Swanson, Wolf-Spencer

For more information, please visit the Division’s website or check your course syllabi, which are available through the course instructor or at the High Library.

The Division of Fine and Performing Arts prepares students to be engaged, life-long participants in the arts as a vocation or an avocation. Each discipline balances breadth of aesthetic knowledge with depth of professional preparation. The Division encourages students to use their knowledge and skills to benefit others.

The Division of Fine and Performing Arts includes programs in Fine Arts, Music, and Theatre. In addition to courses in each of these areas, it offers courses in Dance and has a Preparatory Music Division that offers instruction to pre-college students, adults, and college students who desire to take instruction without credit. Instruction is available from the Division’s faculty and other qualified teachers. Interested persons should contact Prof. Grant Moore, Director of the Preparatory Division.

The Fine Arts Major  leads to a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Art History, or Art Education . The Fine Arts minor is offered in Studio Art  and Art History , the Division participates in the interdisciplinary Graphic Design Minor  and the Architectural Studies Minor .

The Division offers three majors that lead to degrees in music: the Bachelor of Music in Music Education  (PK-12), Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy , and Bachelor of Arts in Music . A minor is offered in Music .

Also offered are a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre  and a minor in Theatre , and Theatre Endorsement Program .

The Division also offers a Masters of Music Education  degree.

Honors in the Discipline

The Division of Fine and Performing Arts participates in the College Honors in the Discipline Program. For guidelines, students should consult the Division Chair.

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