Visual and Performing Arts

Associate in Arts:

School: Arts and Humanities

Dean: Stephen Burke,

Program Director: Patricia Maloney-Titland,

Support Staff: Rosemary Witte,

 Location: Cultural Arts Center, Room 7101, Phone: 845-574-4471


Degrees Offered:

Program Goals:

The visual and performing arts program provides a broad and dynamic array of practical performance and industry-related courses to prepare graduates for a career in the field of visual and performing arts. Courses in the visual and performing arts discipline encompass artistic exploration, cognitive awareness of the performing process, and/or a theatrical foundation for artistic action.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental and practical concepts and applications within the visual and performance industries
  • Demonstrate the practical applications of skills necessary for performance
  • Develop and demonstrate skills essential to plan and build resumes for use within the visual and performance industries
  • Develop and apply research skills regarding performance business and character study
  • Develop and apply a variety of culturally diverse and communicative skills