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The arts are integral to the development of self-expression, innovation and well-being. Through arts experiences, students learn to observe and engage with and shape the world, which provides opportunities for professional preparation and personal growth.
You will engage with creative processes from visual art, dance, music and theatre. At the beginning level, you will study all four artistic subject areas. At the intermediate level, you will choose courses that suit your personal and professional needs. At the advanced level, you will select one art area and delve into it more deeply.
Drawing, painting, ceramics, metalwork, glass, fibers, digital photography, sculpture, bookmaking, papermaking. If you feel called to create, Studio Art is the major for you.
A student majoring in Art Education learns the abilities and techniques to help others develop their artistic talents.
As a K–12 art educator, you’ll bring the meaning-making of art to young people at a formative stage of their lives, sparking their imagination and helping them explore their creativity.
This can expand your job opportunities in K-12 schools because it better prepares you to work with students who have special needs and shows you how to best help those students reach their full potential.
This major will help you become a versatile, interdisciplinary artist and creative thinker with the entrepreneurial skills needed to thrive in today’s competitive artistic landscape, whether you're on staff for an established arts organization or launching your own creative project.
As a Media Design major, you’ll learn to express your creativity through graphic design, photography, video, digital illustration and animation, plus how to integrate these elements into impressive multimedia communication that captures attention and engages users.
The Music curriculum features a diversity of relevant courses spanning historical timelines and musical styles, as well as clinical experiences that guide the student towards her career goals.
As a Music Therapy major, you’ll learn how to use music intentionally and effectively to unlock your clients’ potential, improving their quality of life.
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