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 three master’s degree programs—an innovative low-residency MFA program, a low-residency and online master’s degree in art education, and an online master’s degree in modern art history—eight undergraduate majors, and six minors.
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“The idea just came to me,” said Lauren Meyering, ’17, cinematic arts major and director/writer of Foolish Smarts and How to Lose Them, a student film produced as one of APU’s senior capstone projects in the Department of Cinematic Arts.
Elsewhere at APU
In an era of tablets, smartphones, and laptops in the classroom, local teachers gathered recently at APU to learn about ancient artifacts housed in Special Collections that can help inspire their history lessons for students in today’s schools.
The Office of the Provost and the Academic Cabinet recognized several APU faculty with awards for teaching excellence at the 2017 Annual Faculty Luncheon.
Azusa, CA (2017) — LA County teachers will gather at APU on July 28, 2017, for the third annual Better Together: Now More Than Ever, California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning and networking open to California educators.
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