The program in fine and performing arts offers courses applicable to the college core, and elective courses for all programs. These courses include music, theatre, dance, and visual art. Students may choose an 18 credit minor concentration in one of these disciplines. The department also contributes courses to the writing minor program.
Chairperson: T. Donnarumma; Associate Professors: T. Donnarumma, S. Lapa; Assistant Professors: H. Park, C. Shansky.
The Fine and Performing Arts Department recognizes that visual art, music, theater and dance are essential components of any cultural heritage. The offering of courses in the fine arts recognizes the need for an understanding of the fundamental human appeal of these art forms through the basic principles of aesthetic literacy.