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Humanities Bachelor's Degree - Visual and Performing Arts

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Humanities - Visual and Performing Arts Track

The Visual and Performing Arts track of the Humanities degree is designed for the student with a passion for the visual arts who also desires an interdisciplinary scope across arts, culture, literature, and the social sciences.

Courses will give students the opportunity to dive into all areas of visual arts —theatre, music, 3D design, painting, sculpture, film, and virtual reality.

Careers for Visual and Performing Arts Humanities Majors

Whatever your passion for arts, there is a vibrant career waiting for you in areas, including:

  • Arts Administration
  • Film Director
  • Teacher
  • Theater director, stage manager, or dramaturg 
  • Visual Artist
  • Event organizer
  • Public Relations Manager

Degree Requirements

  • The B.A. in Humanities requires a minimum of 120 total credits.
  • All required and elective courses must be completed with a grade of "C-" or better.

Humanities - Visual and Performing Arts Major Requirements

Students are required to complete 57 semester credit hours of visual and performing arts courses. Thirty of those courses must be upper level.

Upper division courses include 3 semester credit hours of 2D art, 3D art, and Art History, 12 semester credit hours of drama and 9 semester credit hours of music courses.

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