The Department of Visual and Performing Arts offers numerous undergraduate academic programs:
- Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies, with optional concentrations in Media Production, Communication and Human Relations, and Media and Cultural Studies.
- Bachelor of Arts in Film Production
- Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts, with majors in Music,
Music Education, and Theatre
- Minor programs in Art, Communication and Media Studies, Corporate Communication, Dance, Film, Music, and Theatre
Our students perform and exhibit their works regularly both on and off campus, including Spivey Hall and in the Clayton State Theatre.
Our Music Preparatory School offers a variety of non-credit classes and private lessons to children and adult learners in the region.
Clayton State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
Consistent with the mission statements of Clayton State University and its College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Visual and Performing Arts serves the community through its excellence in teaching, research, and creative endeavors. The department’s diverse programs are linked by their commitment to nurturing creativity and professional expertise. Working with a professionally active faculty, students learn, create, and develop skills in a supportive environment. Graduates of our programs are equipped to excel in advanced studies or professional careers.