Fine Arts Department

Visual Arts, Music, Theater

  • Student art in the Boiler House

    Fine Arts at Saint Francis University

    Our world is filled with challenging issues- many of which will be unsolvable using the solutions of the past. Studying Fine Arts can be among the richest and valuable experiences you'll have during your time on campus and can enhace your life and career for years to come.

    Our department has been organized to include the areas of visual arts, music, and theater, which create through curriculum and events, a campus community conscience for the fine arts.  As a department without majors, the department offers a minor as well as a full range of diverse courses, events, and activities. Our fine arts team works closely with the General Education program in performing a critical role in its mission.

    Philosophically, we seek to reinforce the importance of the fine arts in forming self definition, in developing alternative methods of communication and awareness, in undertaking unique personal challenges, and in balancing one’s academic experience to include the hands on and live interactions characteristic of these disciplines. Our department strives to introduce and develop the arts spirit within all students at Saint Francis University and to show you how to incorporate the Fine Arts into your life not as a luxury but as part of the daily design of your life. 

    Fine Arts Program Highlights

    • At Saint Francis University you can earn a degree in any disciple and minor in Fine Arts.
    • Our Fine Arts classes and related organizations offer you a wide variety of choices to help expand your thinking beyond "the box" and to help shape you into the prized creative thinker our world needs.
    • We offer the non-major courses that simultaneously enrich and challenge you while also relating to your field of study. We believe that a satisfying life is best prepared for by learning about what is beautiful about the world and how you can to contribute to it.
    • We offer courses that teach you about the arts beyond the book. You will have the opportunity to GO to the art in our study abroad programs in Italy, France and Mexico.
    • Our faculty is unique in the fact that you will be learning from professors who love what they teach and practice what they preach. Several of our faculty members are regarded as among the top in their field with multiple teaching awards, artistic and academic accolades and even multi- platinum selling records.
    • Fine Arts at Saint Francis University is flexible. You may consider designing an individual study program based upon your own needs, talents and dreams.
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