Bachelor of ArtsVisual & Performing Arts Studies

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Kaitlin Kelly, center, in "12 Ophelias" at the School’s McClintock Theatre. Photo by Craig Schwartz

The Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Performing Arts Studies is an interdisciplinary degree offered jointly by the School of Dramatic Arts, the Kaufman School of Dance, the School of Architecture, the School of Cinematic Arts, the Roski School of Art and Design, the Thornton School of Music, and the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Students complete a core of required courses that provides them with a broad understanding of the various disciplines. The work in the major is completed by choosing courses from a wide array of course offerings from all the participating schools.