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College of Fine Arts

As artists, designers, educators and scholars of the arts, we are committed to the continued expansion of our knowledge and talent. Our goal is to integrate new art forms and innovative technologies with strong foundational and traditional studies– blending cutting-edge innovation and conservatory-style training, underpinned by academic rigor, to prepare students for a successful career in the arts.

 

The CFA is comprised of four professional schools- School of Art, School of Dance, Fred Fox School of Music, and the School of Theatre, Film & Television. Partnerships within the College include the Hanson FilmTV Institute, UA Presents, and CFA in Schools. The college welcomes the UA Museum of Art and the Center for Creative Photography as partners moving the college forward as a global leader in the arts.

Information

Website: https://cfa.arizona.edu/
Primary Address: The University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210004
Tucson, Arizona
85721-0004
United States
Mailing Address: 1017 N Olive Rd
Music Bldg, Rm 111
Tucson, Arizona
85721
United States
Phone: (520) 621-1301
Fax: (520) 621-1307

Features

  • Renowned faculty include University Distinguished Professors, Regents Professors, Endowed Chairs and Professors
  • Performance ensembles from the Fred Fox School of Music, School of Dance, and Theatre Arts programs regularly perform in national and international venues
  • The Hanson FilmTV Institute produces educational programming, public events, and creative projects that provide educational and professional development opportunities for our students, faculty, and filmmakers
  • All 4 schools maintain an extensive network of professional internship opportunities and our alumni work as artists, designers, musicians, dancers, choreographers, arts administrators, historians and educators throughout the visual and performing arts industries.
  • The Fred Fox School of Music is an 'All Steinway School'- from practice rooms to recital halls
  • Campus art exhibition spaces include:
  • Joseph Gross Gallery- creating a level of scholarly excellence that serves the campus and greater Tucson community through exhibitions of innovative regional, national, and international artists
  • Lionel Rombach Gallery- rotating student exhibition space, as well as a training ground for gallery management students
  • University of Arizona Museum of Art
  • Center for Creative Photography
  • Outstanding performance facilities include:
    • Alice Y. Holsclaw Recital Hall- a 200-seat venue that features a pipe organ by the Schoenstein Organ Company
    • Crowder Hall- a 500-seat performance space
    • Stevie Eller Dance Theatre- a state-of-the-art space designed specifically for dance
    • Marroney Theatre- a proscenium-style 300+ seat theatre
    • Tornabene Theatre- an experimental, adaptive space with seating for 350 patrons

Statistics

  • 1,300 undergraduate majors, 300 graduate students
  • 486 degrees awarded
  • 175 scholarships and awards

Faculty:

145

List of Degrees Awarded:

  • School of Art:
    • Bachelor of Art: Art History; Studio Art (no concentration)
    • Bachelor of Fine Arts: Art & Visual Culture Education; Studio Art (3D & Extended Media, 2D Studies; Photography, Video & Imaging; Illustration & Design)
    • Master of Arts: Art History; Art & Visual Culture Education
    • Master of Fine Arts: Studio Art
    • Doctor of Philosophy: Art History and Education
  • School of Dance:
    • Bachelor of Fine Arts: Dance
    • Master of Fine Arts: Dance
  • School of Music:
    • Bachelor of Arts: Instrumental or Vocal Studies; Integrated Studies; Musicology, Ethnomusicology, and Theory (MET)
    • Bachelor of Music: Music Education or Performance
    • Master of Music: Composition; Conducting; Ethnomusicology; Music Education; Musicology; Music Theory; Performance
    • Doctor of Musical Arts: Composition; Conducting; Performance
    • Doctor of Philosophy: Music Education; Music Theory
  • School of Theatre, Film and Television:
    • Bachelor of Arts: Film and Television Studies; Producing, Theatre
    • Bachelor of Fine Arts: Musical Theatre, Acting; Design/Technical Production; Film and Video Production
    • Master of Fine Arts: Design/Technical Production

Degrees Offered