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Anchored by our exciting new general education core that is uniquely integrated with life skills, each of our thoughtfully crafted majors will stimulate and challenge you.

Students who major in the arts and design reap the benefits of a process that is steeped in experimentation, and defined by a constant loop of reflection, action, and assessment making our graduates nimble and adaptable. They can see conceptual connections in multi-faceted complex problems that can yield creative solutions. They are adept at receiving feedback, discerning its value, and applying as appropriate. It is no surprise that an arts degree naturally develops graduates that are highly sought after. All these traits have served our students well as they garnered internships and professional careers at companies like Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Cirque du Soleil, Kate Spade, Calvin Klein, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, LaForce + Stevens, Zimmerman Advertising, Anthropologie, Marriott International, Lillian August, Bluman Group, Gensler, IA, Stroh Creative, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. Many are working professionally as actors, theatre technicians, performers, designers in motion picture, television, radio, and national touring companies.

Students have also continued their education in top graduate programs at Yale School of Drama, University of Michigan, Florida State University, University of Notre Dame, Savannah College of Art and Design, Ohio State University, The Mannes School of Music (NYC), University of Cincinnati, Parsons School of Design, New York Film Academy, University of East London, Boston University, Howard University, Peabody Institute of John Hopkins University, University of Louisville, University of Leicester, University of South Carolina, and New York University.

For those wishing to supplement another major with a creative arts minor, we offer programs in art history, dance, fashion merchandising, graphic design, museum studies, music, musical theater, photography, studio art, and visual merchandising. Whether it is a major, minor, or even a single class, come celebrate your love of the arts with us!