ECU SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS
The School of Fine Arts at East Central University houses the more artistic departments within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. The departments of Art + Design : Media + Communication (ADMC) and the Performing Arts are housed in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center that boasts 25 classrooms, three computer labs, the Dr. Arthur W. Kennedy Band Room, the William C. Thrash Video Studio, the Pogue Art Gallery, the Inasmuch Sculpture Garden, the Chalmers Herman Theatre, the Peshehonoff Scene Shop, a Recording Studio and Ataloa Theatre that seats more than 1,080 patrons. In this well-equipped environment, students are sure to be able to grow their creative skills and explore interdisciplinary collaboration.
Within the ADMC Department we offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with concentrations in Studio Art, Art Education, and Graphic Design. A minor is offered in Game Design and Art. We also have a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication with concentrations in Media Production, Advertising and Public Relations and Strategic Communication. With certifications in Social Media Management.
The Performing Arts Department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Music with concentrations in Instrumental Music, Instrumental Music Teacher certification, Vocal Music, Vocal Music Certification and Music Industry. Performing Arts also offers degrees in Theatre with concentrations in Musical Theatre and Theatre.
The Music Program allows students to explore musical talents and professions in various bands and ensembles, choirs, chorale, chamber music groups as well as the business and music production industry.