Visual & Performing Arts
Welcome to the
Department of Visual & Performing Arts!
Each area of study - dance, music, theatre and visual arts has a long and strong academic and performance history. From Afro-Caribbean Dance to Jazz Music, Classical Theatre and Graphic Design our talented students are lead by gifted professors whose primary goal is excellence. The mission of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts is to provide students with exceptional professional programs, which combine development in artistic disciplines and career preparation in the arts. These programs are delivered to students through individualized and small group instruction within a broadly based curriculum. The Department fosters creativity, exploration and discovery in students though inter-disciplinary collaboration and outreach inspiring growth, change and global awareness through the arts. To support this mission, the faculty subscribes to the highest academic, artistic and ethical standards for themselves and their students. So, we invite you to experience our areas of study and performance events here at North Carolina A&T's Department of Visual & Performing Arts.
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An agriculture research project at N.C. A&T will establish recommendations for small-scale urban vegetable production for the Piedmont.
A group of undergraduates are researching the movement of hurricanes, design of small-satellite systems and other earth science and engineering systems.
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