1. Developing the Artist/Scholar
Students are expected to be fluent in the methodologies of creating artistic works and scholarly documents, and acquire the ability to integrate both methodologies as ways of knowing.
2. Establishing a Knowledge Base
Students are expected to develop a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge base which may be applied toward their individual creative and scholarly work.
Based on a common performance vocabulary drawn from written, visual, and physical texts, students are expected to be proficient in the artistic and scholarly processes, as well as gain the ability to reflect upon their work in an engaging, artistic, and constructive way.
4. Application and Awareness
Students are expected to critically, creatively, and objectively apply concepts, theories, and methodologies to a myriad of issues encountered in current and future academic, personal, and professional contexts.
While in the process of creating artistic products, students are expected to demonstrate an ability to work in a positive, constructive, and compromising manner with artists and/or other students of various artistic disciplines.