Fine & Performing Arts
EUREKA COLLEGE OFFERS A VARIETY OF ARTS PROGRAMS

Each major in the Fine and Performing Arts division benefits from Eureka College’s liberal arts emphasis. Students gain specific skills related to their major as well as broad, flexible skills like critical thinking and collaboration – creating a holistic educational experience. The Fine and Performing Arts majors fit into one of the three areas of study, Art, Music and Theatre Arts & Drama.

Art
  • Designed for diverse media exploration
  • Concentration in 2D or 3D production
  • Courses in art history, gallery experiences and special topics provide a foundation
  • Historic context and contemporary issues serve as a frame of reference
Music
  • Provide opportunities for enrichment through a variety of musical experiences including classroom study, group and private lessons and ensemble participation
  • The major provides a foundation for further study in graduate school and for careers in performance, composition and education
  • The minor provides opportunities for career in arts management, music broadcasting and music business (when combined with Business or Communication major)
Theatre Arts & Drama
  • A general course of study, because the discipline demands a robust, well-rounded understanding of history, literature, theory and application of various art forms
  • Provides students with critical thinking skills, powers of observation, liberal arts preparation for advanced and graduate study
  • Offers overseas study with major theatre groups

 

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Fine & Performing Arts Majors/Minors

Art
Designed with the artist and art-lover in mind, the Art Major offers the opportunity for exploration in a variety of techniques and media choices. Drawing, painting, illustration, design photography, clay and sculpture are some of the courses made for diverse media exploration.
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Digital & Media Design
Design and media are particularly suited to interdisciplinary thinking. And, that’s what we do best at Eureka College.
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Music
Courses in music provide opportunities for enrichment through a variety of musical experiences, including classroom study, group and private lessons, and ensemble participation.
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Pre-Art Therapy
Art therapy is a growing profession employing individuals interested in using art to help others. Professionals in the field work in schools, clinics, and hospital settings, or as independent therapists.
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Theatre Arts & Drama
The course of study in theatre arts and drama is generalist in nature since the discipline itself demands a vast, well-rounded understanding of the history, literature, theory and practical applications of many art forms.
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