Fine Arts

You can create. You can perform. You can be awe inspiring.

Studios, instruments, stages and showcases all evoke different visions for different art-minded students. But no matter the form, they’re all part of a fine arts education at Friends University that sets the stage for students to foster a more beautiful world.

The location of the campus in a large metropolitan area has allowed Friends University to establish partnerships with museums, galleries, theaters, performing arts centers and more that provide opportunities for students to network, exhibit, perform, and seek internships and employment.

Art, Bachelor of Arts

Earning a degree in art at Friends University allows students to study art in a traditional manner or use new technologies in the creation of images.

Ballet, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Steeped in a longstanding tradition of excellence, the Friends University ballet program is among the top programs in the United States.

Communications, Bachelor of Arts

With this interdisciplinary degree in communications, you can tailor your education to your specific interests and future profession.

Music, Bachelor of Arts

Studying music at Friends University prepares you to pursue professional instruction or performance, while establishing a firm intellectual foundation and boundless artistic development.

Music Performance, Bachelor of Music

Studying music at Friends University prepares you to pursue professional instruction or performance, while establishing a firm intellectual foundation and boundless artistic development.

Theatre, Bachelor of Arts

The theatre program allows students who share an intense joy for performing and producing plays to share the profound ways that theatre art can raise significant questions or communicate insight about the human condition.

Minors