The Department of Music and entertainment industry studies (MEIS) offers a Bachelor of Science in Music designed to prepare students for a variety of alternative careers in the arts and entertainment industries. The MEIS Department primarily focuses on commercial music styles. Students are given the option to choose from four distinct emphasis areas of study: Performance, Singer/ Songwriter, Music Business, and Recording Arts*.
Students are given the option of choosing from two structured programs, the audition track, and the non-audition track. The audition track requires the successful completion of an entrance audition and provides an in-depth study of musicianship and performance. The non-audition track does not require an audition and provides a broader overview of various musicianship and performance topics.
Admission to the BS in Music degree is selective and competitive, regardless of emphasis. Please refer to the Fall 2018 MEIS Major Entrance Requirements for more information.
The Department of Film & Television offers students the opportunity to become knowledgeable about working in both Theatre and Film while delving into their special area of interest.
The Department of Visual Arts provides an educational environment where artists and art historians of promise and motivation can explore the horizons of their own talents in the midst of intense critical dialogue. The primary educational experience for the student is centered on the knowledge and skills gained from rigorous and structured courses offered by the various areas of the Visual Arts Department, as well as the rich academic offerings throughout the university. The Visual Arts Department’s efforts are devoted not only to the refinement of visual skills but to the articulation and cultivation of the mind. Degree emphasis areas include Art History, Digital Animation, Digital Design, Painting and Drawing, Illustration, Photography, Studio Arts, andTransmedia-Sculpture.