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College of Creative Arts
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College Administrative Offices Office Extension*Dean of the College (Interim) Sylvia Solochek Walters CA 351 1471 Associate Dean, Curriculum Derek Hunt CA 351 7620 Assistant Dean, Development Richard McKenzie CA 351 7619 Director, Creative Arts Technical Services Dan McGough CA 137 1464
Department/Program Chair/Director Office Extension*Art Sylvia Solochek Walters A&I 245 2176 Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Philip Kipper CA 34 1787 Cinema Jan Millsapps CA 113 1629 Dance Nontsizi Cayou CA 101 2062 Design and Industry Wan-Lee Cheng A&I 121 2211 Inter-Arts Center Jim Davis CA 353 1478 Music Patricia Taylor Lee CA 213 1431 Theatre Arts Joel Schechter CA 103 1341
College of Creative Arts
Statement of Mission
The College of Creative Arts has the only academic program primarily devoted to the creative arts in Northern California. Comprised of a variety of disciplines, interdisciplines, and departments in visual, media, and performing arts areas, the college provides unique opportunities for specialized focus, collaboration, interdisciplinary learning, or multidisciplinary pursuits.
Undergraduate majors and minors provide a broad introduction to various fine arts, design, and communication arts disciplines. Graduate programs stress a greater development of individual direction and focus, leading to significant professional-level creative and/or scholarly works.
The College of Creative Arts offers the following undergraduate degrees: 1
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Arts
Broadcast programs have access to cable radio KSFS, cable TV, three TV studios, radio studio, and sound recording studio. Cinema programs in the new building feature a 50' x 50' shooting stage, four sound studios, animation studio, twenty-five editing rooms, multimedia production areas, and a media study center.
The Art Department has recently upgraded studios for all of its studio areas, and also features the New Art Department Gallery in the A&I Addition. The gallery is professional in scope, and composed of 3,200 sq. ft., which includes a rear projection screen for projection installations, and gallery preparation and curatorial rooms. The Art Slide Library is comprised of over 100,000 slides, and the Art Department's Printmaking Archives has a collection of 500 works of historic and contemporary prints, photographs, drawings, and artist's books.
The Dance Department features a Multimedia Dance Studio with projection booth and foldout seating in the A&I Addition. The Inter-Arts Center supervises the
Intermedia Laboratory which includes video and audio equipment, plus the MAC Laboratory (used by classes throughout the college), Advanced Computer Imaging Center, and Faculty Multimedia Research and Development Center. The Music Department also has an Electronic Music Laboratory.
The college also maintains the Creativity Institute, which supports research and projects in creativity, multiculturalism and the arts, global issues and the arts, and arts and industries. The Dance Department serves as the administrative hub for the International Dance Institute, which is devoted to developing understanding in respect to world dance.
The college's Arts Bridge to College Program provides opportunities for high school students to attend college classes in the arts at low cost. The program goal is to encourage advanced studies in the arts for disadvantaged high school students.
For information on Creative Arts productions, exhibits, and symposia, refer to the Performing Arts section of this Bulletin. Consult Index for page reference.
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