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    Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
   
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

College of Visual and Performing Arts


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Visual Arts Building 102 ~ 260-481-6977 ~ ipfw.edu/vpa/

The mission of the IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts is to (1) provide exceptional professional and liberal arts degree programs that combine development in an artistic discipline and career preparation in the arts to students through individualized instruction within a broadly based curriculum, (2) offer culturally enriching opportunities to all students and members of the university community, and (3) be recognized as the center for arts education, outreach, collaborations, and professional leadership in northeast Indiana as well as a major regional arts resource through excellence in artistic performances, productions, exhibitions, library holdings, and technology. To support this mission, the faculty of the college of Visual and Performing Arts subscribe to the highest academic, artistic, and ethical standards for themselves and their students.

The college is composed of the departments and program areas of fine arts, visual communication and design, music, and theatre and includes faculty associated with both Indiana University and Purdue University. More than 600 students majoring and minoring in the visual and performing arts receive instruction from professional and academic staff that include 32 full-time faculty, 9 half-time continuing lecturers, and more than 50 limited-term lecturers and visiting artists.

The college offers the following academic programs:

Bachelor’s Degrees

 

Subject

 

Department/Program

  Art Education (B.A.)
Fine Arts (B.A. and B.F.A.)
Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
Music (B.Mus. and B.S.)
Music Education (B.Mus.Ed.)
Music Therapy (B.S.M.T.)
Theatre (B.A.)
Theatre Teaching (B.A.)
  Fine Arts
Fine Arts
Visual Communication and Design
Music
Music
Music
Theatre
Theatre

Minor

 

Subject

 

Department/Program

  Art History
Music
Studio Art
Theatre
Theatre Teaching
  Fine Arts
Music
Fine Arts
Theatre
Theatre

The above programs are described in Programs  of this Bulletin.

As a regularly admitted student, you must follow the degree requirements and the college and program academic regulations specified in the Bulletin in effect at the time you first enrolled in the college. If you wish to follow the degree requirements specified in a later edition of the Bulletin, you must consult with your departmental advisor.

Departments and program areas reserve the right to publish new academic requirements and regulations at the beginning of an academic year. If such changes occur, newly admitted students will be subject to the revised requirements.

Academic Renewal Option

The College of Visual and Performing Arts participates in the Academic Renewal Option for eligible students returning to IPFW after an absence of five or more years. See your advisor for additional information.

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