Lincoln University (PA) Bulletin 2003-2006
Academic Departments and Programs
DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
School of Humanities
Professors: William Burres Garcia, Ph.D., Chair Alvin E. Amos, Ed.D.Associate Professors: Jeffrey A. Chapp, M.F.A.Charles Henry Pettaway, Jr., M.Mus.Assistant Professors: Andrew K. Sonpon, M.F.A.Established in August 2002, the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, whichincludes the disciplines of
Music, Visual Art, and Theatre,
provides academic, aesthetic, andtechnical challenges through a diverse curriculum. The Department encourages students todevelop and evolve an historical consciousness of the critical role played by African Americansand other peoples of color in the visual and performing arts. Further, it offers and provides asolid fundamental foundation in the arts, and nurtures individual creative and artistic potential,and talent through advanced studies.The Department offers majors in
(without a foreign language requirement)and in
and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Teacher Certification (K—12)leading to the Bachelor of Science; and
with an emphasis in music performance leading to the Bachelor of Arts (with a foreign language requirement).The Department offers minors in
In addition, elective coursesopen to all University students include
Theatre, Art History, and Studio Arts
(ceramics,sculpture, printmaking, painting, drawing, and graphic arts). Electives in
( individual and class instruction in voice, piano, woodwinds, brasses, percussions, andstrings) and
(Concert Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Band, and Chamber Orchestra).
electives include acting fundamentals, set design, and performance.