Department of Fine Arts
Department overview • Music (M., m.)
• Theatre arts (M., m.)
The Department of Fine Arts at Saint Martin's University is a
small, unique and vibrant environment that offers students big
opportunities. Because of our size, students who choose Saint
Martin's receive an immersive experience in their chosen
program, whether music or theatre.
In addition to our core curriculum, students are exposed to a
broad range of performance-related activities that enhance their
education and prepare them for real world careers. As a theatre
major or minor, you will write, act, direct and be a stage hand.
As a music major or minor, you will study your primary
instrument, participate in campus and community ensembles,
collaborate on theatrical productions, and learn from
world-class musicians through the master class tradition.
Our faculty is a blend of highly skilled educators and
life-time professionals. Students have easy access to their
professors and often work closely to fine-tune both their
academic and professional choices.
Music and theatre students flourish at SMU. Through a balance
of rigorous academics and performance opportunities, students
are allowed to explore and expand their skills, discovering a
depth of excellence that exceeds even their own expectations. We
provide a training ground — a playground, if you will — for
acquiring the participatory skills required of professionals in
the 21st century. Through collaboration with faculty, the local
community and each other, students achieve the confidence that
is a result of working on productions of the highest quality.
This collaborative paradigm equips our students with the tools
and techniques required to be a success.
For the student interested in fine arts (drawing, painting
and sculpture), Saint Martin's offers courses ranging from art
history to hands-on workshops in two- and three-dimensional
mediums (pottery and drawing).