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The Arts, B.A./B.S.

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Provides individualized instruction with opportunities for professional involvement, service to the community, public exhibition and performance.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Learn high standards of quality, achieved through individual attention to student practice and progress, professional example and expectations of student excellence.
  2. Have experience with three of the four discipline areas in the Creative Arts Division and become familiar with professional practices.
  3. Demonstrate a broad understanding of the arts and their place in culture.

The Arts program allows students to study contemporary practices through a solid foundation of traditional training in three of the four arts areas offered in the division - art, music, theatre and dance. Creative work, analytical thinking and global awareness are integrated into performance and production.

Core Courses

Choose Areas of Focus from Art, Dance, Music and Theatre.

  • First focus area (39) at least 21 upper division
  • Second focus area (15) six or more upper division
  • Third focus area (12) three or more upper division

Must include a capstone project, to be documented by the following coursework, depending on the student’s first focus area:




Total Credit (68-72)


Students seeking a B.S. in The Arts must complete the following: CS 121 ; MTH 111  and CS 161  or CS 406  with advance consent of the instructor.

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