Oct 15, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

College of Visual and Performing Arts


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Visual Arts Building 102 ~ 260-481-6977

The mission of the PFW College of Visual and Performing Arts is to (1) provide exceptional professional and liberal arts degree programs that combine development in an artistic discipline and career preparation in the arts to students through individualized instruction within a broadly based curriculum, (2) offer culturally enriching opportunities to all students and members of the university community, and (3) be recognized as the center for arts education, outreach, collaborations, and professional leadership in northeast Indiana as well as a major regional arts resource through excellence in artistic performances, productions, exhibitions, library holdings, and technology. To support this mission, the faculty of the college of Visual and Performing Arts subscribe to the highest academic, artistic, and ethical standards for themselves and their students.

The college is composed of the departments of art and design, music, and theatre. More than 600 students majoring and minoring in the visual and performing arts receive instruction from professional and academic staff that include 32 full-time faculty, 9 half-time continuing lecturers, and more than 50 limited-term lecturers and visiting artists.

The College of Visual and Performing Arts is fully accredited by all of its discipline specific accrediting agencies: the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

The college offers the following academic programs:

Bachelor’s Degrees

 

Subject

 

Department/Program

 

Art Education (B.A.)
Art and Design (B.A.)

Art and Design (B.F.A.)with 8 concentrations in both studio art and design

Interior Design (B.S.)

Interior Design
Music (B.Mus. and B.S.)
Music Education (B.Mus.Ed.)
Music Therapy (B.S.M.T.)
Theatre (B.A.)

 

Art and Design
Art and Design

Art and Design

Art and Design
Music
Music
Music
Theatre

Minor

 

Subject

 

Department/Program

  Art History
Music
Studio Art
Theatre
 
  Art and Design
Music
Art and Design
Theatre

The above programs are described in Programs  of this Catalog.

As a regularly admitted student, you must follow the degree requirements and the college and program academic regulations specified in the Catalog in effect at the time you first enrolled in the college. If you wish to follow the degree requirements specified in a later edition of the Catalog, you must consult with your departmental advisor.

Departments and program areas reserve the right to publish new academic requirements and regulations at the beginning of an academic year. If such changes occur, newly admitted students will be subject to the revised requirements.

Academic Renewal Option

The College of Visual and Performing Arts participates in the Academic Renewal Option for eligible students returning to PFW after an absence of five or more years. See your advisor for additional information.

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