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College of Fine Arts & Communication






CFAC Facts at a Glance

The College of Fine Arts and Communication offers many degrees and concentrations. In order to provide transparency with regards to what we offer, information on our faculty and our student body is provided here. This information is accurate as of the Spring 2011 semester.

Degrees and Concentrations

School of Art & Design Bachelor of Arts (BA): History & Appreciation
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA): Art Education

  Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA): Art
Concentrations:
  • Metal Design
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Ceramics
  • Animation/Interactive Design
  • Sculpture
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Illustration
  • Wood Design
  • Textile Design
  • Fabric Design
  • Weaving Design
  • Media Production (concentration was previously offered through the B.S. in Communication)
  Master of Education (MAEd): Art Education
  Master of Fine Arts (MFA): Art
 
- Concentrations are offered in all areas represented by course work except art history and video art.
Master of Arts in teaching (MAT): Art Education
School of Communication Bachelor of Science (BS): Communication
Concentrations:
  • Public Relations
  • Media Production (not accepting new students after Fall 2010)
  • Media Studies
  • Journalism
  • Interpersonal and Organizational
Bachelor of Arts (BA): Communication (Students will not be admitted into the BA program after Fall 2007.)
 
Master of Arts (MA): Communication

Emphasis in health communication

School of Music Bachelor of Music (BM): Music Education
  Bachelor of Music (BM): Performance
Concentrations:
  • Jazz Studies (instrumental or vocal)
  • Percussion performance
  • Piano pedagogy
  • Piano performance
  • Organ performance
  • Sacred music (organ or vocal)
  • String performance
  • Voice performance
  • Wind performance
  Bachelor of Music (BM): Theory/Composition
  Bachelor of Music (BM): Music Therapy

Undergraduate Certificate Programs

  • Certificate in Jazz Studies
  • Certificate in Suzuki Pedagogy
  Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT): Music Education
Master of Music (MM): Music Education
Areas of emphasis:
  • Pedagogical Studies
  • Choral Conducting
  • Instrumental Conducting
  • Music Therapy
  • Suzuki Violin Pedagogy
  • Performance
  • Music Theory/Composition
  Master of Music (MM): Performance
Concentrations:
  • Accompanying
  • Choral conducting
  • Instrumental conducting
  • Jazz
  • Organ, piano, voice, strings, percussion, or any wind instrument
  • Pedagogy (choose piano, string, or vocal)
  • Sacred music (choose organ or choral conducting)
  • Woodwind or brass specialist
  Master of Music (MM): Theory/Composition
Graduate Certificate Programs

  • Certificate in Advanced Performance Studies (CAPS)
  • Certificate in Suzuki Pedagogy
   
School of Theatre and Dance Bachelor of Arts (BA): Theatre Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA): Dance Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA): Dance Performance
  Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA): Theatre Arts Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA): Theatre Arts
Concentrations:
  • Professional Actor Training
  • Theatre for Youth
  • Stage Management
  • Theatre Design and Production
  • Musical Theatre

Faculty Statistics
Number of Full-Time Faculty (by school; as of May 2011 catalog):

  • School of Art and Design: 51
  • School of Communication: 23
  • School of Music: 49
  • School of Theatre and Dance: 27

Total for the College of Fine Arts and Communication: 146

Student Statistics
Number of Majors by school:

  • School of Art and Design: 685
  • School of Communication: 974
  • School of Music: 330
  • School of Theatre and Dance: 227

Total Majors for the College of Fine Arts and Communication: 2,216

Full time students in the College: 1,934
Part-time students in the College: 282
Fully Online students: 37 (14 MM in Music Education and 23 in MAEd in Art Education)

Male students in the College: 788

  • American Indian/Alaska: 6
  • Asian: 21
  • Black/African American: 145
  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific: N/A
  • Race/Ethnicity Unknown: 26
  • White: 555
  • Not identified: 34

Female students in the College: 1,428

  • American Indian/Alaska: 13
  • Asian: 28
  • Black/African American: 125
  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific: N/A
  • Race/Ethnicity Unknown: 43
  • White: 1,163
  • Not identified: 55