College Of The Arts
The College of the Arts includes the Communication, Art & Media studies and Performing Arts studies. Together they embrace a diverse group of disciplines that emphasize artistic expression, arts advocacy, redemptive storytelling, and transformational experiences. The fundamental strengths of each department are based upon innovative and critical thinking,
historical and cultural awareness, thorough examination of the creative process, and core Christian values.
We are connected to artists who through the centuries made tremendous sacrifices so the message of the arts could be passed from generation to generation. We are aligned with, and an extension
of, those individuals. Our calling is significant. We have been entrusted with the Arts for our generation and as cultural archivists the ensuing artistic creativity generated during this time will be restorative, authentic, and inspiring.
Performing Arts is comprised of Dance, Music, and Theatre. Students are welcomed into Performing Arts programs by both a successful completion
of the required audition and acceptance into the university. The programs are designed
to focus on their potential, preparing them for professional and graduate work within
their field. Each department is dedicated to the highest level of academic achievement
in an environment that serves to encourage artistic creativity and individuality,
while facilitating collaborative, multidisciplinary engagements within the College
of the Arts. View Performing Arts programs and opportunities.
Communication, Art & Media
Communication, Art & Media is comprised of Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Art and Design, Cinema, and Media Arts. These programs are fused together with a strong liberal arts curriculum pursues
the methodology through which thoughts, ideas and imagination are placed into a spoken
or visual context. Students pursue academic courses that emphasize and strengthening
their ability to organize and refine communication. While each discipline is unique
they share commonality with a regard to historical purpose, intentional expression,
redemptive storytelling and elevating transformational experiences that impact generations.
View Communication, Art & Media programs and opportunities.
The Preparatory Department
The Preparatory Department provides opportunities for children to be involved in music
and dance instruction in our facility each week. Private lessons and classes are offered
as well as performance opportunities in string instruments, piano, voice, harp, and
select other areas. Visit the The Preparatory Department.