May 26, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]


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College of Visual and Performing Arts



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Paul Kassel, M.F.A., dean
Melanie Parks, M.F.A., associate dean

The schools of the College of Visual and Performing Arts offer baccalaureate programs leading to the degrees Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Bachelor of Music (B.M.), and Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.). The College of Visual and Performing Arts offers a contract major leading to the degree Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.).

School Names and Undergraduate Programs Offered

School of Art and Design
B.A. or B.S. in art
B.A. in art history
B.F.A. in studio art
B.S.Ed. in art and design education 

School of Music
B.A. in music
B.M. in music 

School of Theatre and Dance
B.A. in theatre studies
B.F.A. in theatre arts

Deans’ List Criteria

The College of Visual and Performing Arts recognizes undergraduates whose academic performance has been outstanding through the Dean’s List.  The Dean’s List recognizes those students who achieve a GPA of 3.75 or higher (on a 4.00 scale) while completing a minimum of 12 graded semester hours within a fall or spring semester.

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