3D Graphics and Animation (Bachelor of Arts)
Imagination comes to
life in the Digital Animation Center (DAC). Animators who are problem-solvers
and critical thinkers are fostered here and prepared to enter the workforce as
leaders and managers. You’ll receive the highest level of instruction in the
theory, practice and application of digital 3D media.
Art History (Bachelor of Arts)
experience for the art history student is centered on the knowledge and skills
gained from rigorous and structured courses as well as the rich academic
offerings throughout the university. Learn from faculty comprised of artists
and historians who understand the importance of art applications both in and
outside of the classroom.
Digital Design (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
design in a studio-based program that focuses on screen-based mediums such as
motion graphics, web, interactive design, user experience and design research.
Your learning will take place in state-of-the-art labs and will move beyond
technology to consider the social implications of visual communication and the
potential of design practice as an agent of change.
Illustration (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
must understand how to communicate effectively with a chosen medium and situate
their work professionally within a particular market. Our illustration students
receive instruction in conceptual illustration, digital illustration,
rendering, perspective, painting, exhibition preparation, professional
practices and the use of various artistic and illustration techniques.
Music Business (Bachelor of Science)
Whether you’re already an enterprising individual wishing to make the
most of your musical passions, or a musician looking to manage your own
livelihood, CAM’s Music Business program provides you with the
indispensable skills for both professional careers and personal
organization, from managing artists to concert promotions and record
production to music publishing.
Painting/Drawing (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
Take a contemporary
approach that works to integrate painterly and drawing concerns with focused
artistic practice and developing critical dialogue. As a studio discipline,
students are introduced to a variety of techniques and ideas, exposed to
several art-historical and contemporary art practices and are challenged to
develop a studio process that involves both formal and conceptual impact.
Music Performance (Bachelor of Science)
Percussion and Drum Kit
Wind and Brass
Photography (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
From the dark room to
the digital lab, students build the technical and conceptual skills that are
necessary to produce meaningful and provocative photographs. You’ll graduate
from this program with a strong conceptual framework, an ability to place
images in the context of contemporary fine art photography and a portfolio that
demonstrates a mastery of the medium.
Recording Arts (Bachelor of Science)
Explore the latest analog and digital technologies used in studio recording, sound reinforcement and electronic music, as well as the opportunity to master the artistic applications of those technologies to recording, composition and performance.
Singer/Songwriter (Bachelor of Science)
Singer/songwriters who want to take their act to a world-class, professional level need to look no further than CAM. Students admitted into the program will take courses in the craft of songwriting, performance techniques, popular music theory and arranging and private instruction in voice and accompanying instrument. They will also take classes in music business and recording arts.
Studio Art (Bachelor of Arts)
Artist, art director, gallery owner, art educator- these are just a few
of the career possibilities open to VA’s Studio Art program graduates.
Students take courses in photography, transmedia sculpture, painting and
drawing, along with gaining a basis in art history and digital imaging.
Theatre (Bachelor of Arts)
While we are not accepting new theatre majors at this time,
productions are still taking place and courses that support and enable
other areas are being offered; we encourage you to take a closer look at
our thriving Film and Television BFA program.
Film and Television (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
Get the foundations to succeed in the film and television industries by
gaining experience and knowledge in all aspects of production. Learn how
to conceptualize, write, produce and edit a wide variety of film and
television projects, including short fiction, documentary, episodic
television, TV studio production, public service announcements,
promotional trailers, digital effects (i.e. green screen, color
correction, computer-based 2D animation) and commercials.
Transmedia-Sculpture (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
Learn the theory and practice of traditional 3-dimensional art making
alongside the 4-dimensional space of digital and interactive art.
Courses include welding, woodcarving, full foundry casting, mold-making,
installation and multi-media work including public sculpture, digital
interactive environments and electronic performance. Working with
objects, installation, body, video, sound and projection in contemporary
sculpture, the Transmedia-Sculpture Program is a bridge between the
digital laboratory and the sculpture studio in the context of object
making, gallery, interactive social practice and networked media.