Combine rigorous academic studies and research with creative experimentation and practice in the center of New York City. Lang’s major in The Arts (BA, The Arts) lets you focus on one of these concentrations:
In these concentrations, you’ll be challenged to think beyond traditional categories and forms to explore the arts as tools for self-discovery and social awareness. You’ll study with faculty members who are leading scholars and experienced creative artists, choreographers, musicians, actors, and directors regularly involved in exhibitions and performances in the city and beyond.
Central to the Arts program is a distinctive set of interdisciplinary courses, the Lang Interarts (LINA) curriculum. The LINA curriculum features discussion-based seminars and practice-based courses that bridge disciplinary boundaries and allow for exploration of the arts across broader conceptual and cultural perspectives.
Lang and New York City provide unmatched opportunities for studying the arts, including
The New School offers a vast selection of arts courses to Lang students, including courses at Parsons School of Design, Mannes School of Music Extension Division, the School of Jazz, and the School of Drama. A wide range of university minors can help you augment your knowledge and skill set. Distinguished visiting artists and guest presenters engage with students in workshops and public presentations such as the ArtWorks series.
After graduation, many Lang students pursue advanced study in their fields and go on to careers in arts criticism, professional ensembles, arts foundations, and publishing. Lang Arts graduates emerge with a strong liberal arts background that enhances their careers and their development as creative, articulate, and informed citizens.
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