Azusa Pacific’s School of Visual and Performing Arts contributes to the College of Music and the Arts by offering students rich artistic experiences and training in the fields of visual art, cinematic art, graphic design and theater arts.

The school comprises the Department of Art and Design, the Department of Cinematic Arts, and the Department of Theater Arts, includes more than 20 full-time faculty, and offers 2 master's degree programs—an innovative low-residency MFA program and online master’s degree in modern art history—8 undergraduate majors, and 6 minors.

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Faculty

Stephen P. Johnson, DMA Stephen P. Johnson, DMA Dean, College of Music and the Arts

G. James Daichendt, Ed.D. G. James Daichendt, Ed.D. Associate Dean, School of Visual and Performing Arts

News & Features

  • A Jump of Faith

    Teyana Poole '17 finds hope in the challenges, drawing inspiration from her brother and father.

  • Obedient Scholar

    Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D., dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, delights in helping students see that the stewardship of their academic gifts represents an act of obedience that pleases God.

  • Azusa Pacific University Joins Landmark Concussion Study

    Azusa Pacific University’s student-athletes will participate in the most comprehensive study of concussion and head-impact exposure ever conducted as part of a joint $30 million initiative by the NCAA and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).