Visual & Performing Arts


The Bachelor of Fine Arts in animation, housed in the International Center for Excellence in Animation (ICEA), prepares tudents for the animation industry through its fine arts curriculum and professional internships.

The Bachelor of Science in applied theater is a highly practical, creative, project-based course of study; unique in that it teaches students how to use theatre to help others and become "citizen artists" who are capable of using drama and performance.

The Bachelor of Science in art education is based on the philosophy that competent art teachers are also practicing artists. Upon successful completion of degree requirements, graduates receive provisional New York State certification to teach at the primary and secondary level.

The Bachelor of Science in arts administration directs students through a program of studio art or theatre with a solid background of business communications, marketing, and management skills. After graduation, students have the option to complete a Masters in Arts Administration within one year.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in drawing & illustration develops a students ability to draw toward professional opportunities, including animation programs, editorial illustration and children.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design integrates a solid foundation in fine art skills with the practical, technical, and conceptual skills required for success in business and industry.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting & sculpture provides an intensive and autonomous studio environment for students self-motivated and passionate about their work.

Majors & Programs

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Wow! Did you know service learning is important on Daemen’s campus?

The Western New York Service Learning Coalition, located on Daemen’s campus serves as a conduit for community organizations seeking service-learning students.

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