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Departments

Curricula

Degree Programs

We offer curricula in fine arts and music which lead to the Bachelor of Science in Fine arts, the Master of Science in Fine Arts, the Bachelor of Music in Music Education and the Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in Media.

Departments:

  • Fine Arts - All  students  majoring  in  the  Fine  Arts  are  required  to  maintain  a  professional  portfolio  that  demonstrates  their  creative development. The portfolio is reviewed at scheduled intervals for advisement purposes. Participation in the “Seniors Gallery Exhibition” and other co-curricular activities scheduled by the Division of Fine Arts  is required of all graduates. Continuous verifiable engagement with the local art community is required by the Division.
  • Music - The Division  of Music offers one undergraduate degree with two emphases and one graduate degree with three concentrations. The Bachelor of Music in Music Education is designed to prepare teachers of music. The Bachelor of Music with an Emphasis in Media is designed to expand the career preparation of students by
    providing knowledge, skills, and practical experience central to t
    he needs of the music industry as represented by
    the broadcast and recording media.
  • Eligibility to major in music is determined by the Music faculty on the basis of musical background and experience, results of auditions and tests, and general qualifications to pursue music as a major field.
    The Music Division is an accredited institutional  member of the Natinal Association of Schools of Music.

  • Ensembles - Instrumental and vocal ensembles enjoy great popularity, notoriety and importance in the life of music majors and non-music majors who participate in these groups. Both flagship ensembles, Conert Choir and Spartan Legion Marching Band, have been staples of the University since its formative years. Ensembles such as the Vocal Jazz Ensemble and the Jazz Ensemble have broadedned the spectrum of music studied and presented to audiences. Ten additional chamber or instrumental-specific ensembles are also part of the division.