2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Dempsey College of Liberal and Performing Arts


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Dr. Jennifer Rowsam, dean

The Dempsey College of Liberal and Performing Arts provides programs that promote behavioral, linguistic, and artistic understanding; critical thinking; and accurate expression, enjoyment, and skillful performance of the arts. The college contributes to the general education of all students by developing their skills in communication, broadening their understanding and appreciation of the diversity of world cultures, providing an introduction to the field of art, music, and theatre, and then increasing their skills for fulfilling civic and social responsibilities in a democratic society. The college offers degree programs that provide students with the knowledge and experience in fields of specialization that will enable them to enter graduate and professional schools or to qualify for occupational and professional positions suited to their abilities.

Mission Statement

A liberal education is the best preparation for life and for students’ future careers in a modern changing global society. The Dempsey College of Liberal and Performing Arts seeks to foster students’ ability to think critically, become tolerant of diversity, adhere to ethical values, communicate effectively, and become responsible citizens. In addition, the college seeks to inculcate in each student an appreciation of literature, music, theatre, and art, and to provide the campus and region with opportunities for participation in these disciplines.

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