Winthrop University’s Department of Fine Arts • Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA • www.winthrop.edu/cvpa/finearts
“Programs offered in Department of Fine Arts of Winthrop University help develop a student's passion for creativity and scholarship into a valuable set of skills that are becoming increasingly in demand in the 21st century workplace.
A degree from the Department of Fine Arts can change the way you see, think, create and navigate life. Students are trained to become creative specialists, providing them with the ability to see, think, invent and problem solve in unique and creative ways. The disciplines within ArtsWinthrop have been a central component of Winthrop's commitment to the arts for well over a century. In fact, we are one of only 37 universities in the United States and the only public or private institution in South Carolina with all of its undergraduate and graduate arts programs — theatre, dance, music, fine arts and design — nationally accredited. As the only comprehensive collegiate arts program nationally accredited in all the arts in the State of South Carolina, public or private, the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Winthrop University offers majors in art, design, music, theatre, and dance and teacher certification in art, music, theatre, and dance. ArtsWinthrop, consisting of a student body of 700 enrolled in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate professional degree and liberal arts programs, provides demanding instruction in an interdisciplinary environment that inspires and prepares the next generation of responsible citizens of the creative class — the makers, performers, designers, educators, and influencers. We have over 55 full-time faculty as well as part-time teachers, all practicing professionals from the surrounding metropolitan area.”