College of the Arts
The College of the Arts at Azusa Pacific University offers an innovative arts community firmly grounded in the Christian faith and dedicated to preparing students to excel as talented artist-scholars in visual and performing arts and music.
The college houses the School of Music, with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music; and the School of Visual and Performing Arts, which offers bachelor’s degrees in cinematic arts and theater, a master’s in screenwriting, as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in art and design; and the Department of Communication Studies with bachelor’s degrees in communication management, journalism, and public relations, and a master’s in strategic communication.
Offering an array of programs in the creative arts, including visual art, design, cinematic arts, and theater arts.
Providing pathways for music professionals to pursue excellence in their craft, growing musically, spiritually, and academically.
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Congrats to APU alumnus Ricky Staub ’06, founder of Neighborhood Film Company, who released his feature directorial debut, "Concrete Cowboy," on Netflix this month. Ricky also co-wrote the screenplay, a fictionalized story inspired by the real-life riders of North Philadelphia. https://t.co/Vho6xtBZ0Y
“We celebrate the accomplishments of our community. Our students are graduating in just a few weeks and we are cheering them on as they move forward with excellence and imagination.” - Dr. Stephen P. Johnson, Dean of COTA https://t.co/OkHemNFW6H #azusapacificarts #walkingtogether https://t.co/1raulp5e5z
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- Angeles Worship Summit 2020The Angeles Worship Summit of 2020 was such a success! Over 250 people came to this event and represented seventy-three churches. Our keynote speaker was Propaganda and Union Creative and Tommy Walker joined us for the event.
- APU Worship Studies Program