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Visual and Performing Arts Pathway

Expand your expertise and turn your talent in visual arts, dance, music or theatre into a rewarding career.


Find your niche — in the classroom and beyond. We’ll help you find your passion and build skills for your career. These are just a few of the resources you’ll have access to at WVU that will prepare you life after WVU.

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Student Organizations

Start your professional network (and add leadership experience to your résumé) by joining major-related clubs.


Develop real-world skills in our specialized laboratories, clinics and research centers.


Personalize your curriculum with classes related to your interests and career goals.

  • ART 226: Introduction to Sculpture
  • ART 267: Technology Methods in Art Education
  • DANC 255: Dance Styles for Musical Theatre
  • DANC 360: Advanced Choreography
  • LARC 465: Regional Design
  • MUSC 116: Music in World Cultures
  • MUSC 118: Music in Appalachia
  • THET 322: Scene Design
  • THET 344: Acting Studio
  • THET 375: Puppet Construction

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Sarah Victory
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“Because I have gained professional label experience while attending WVU, I was able to intern at Big Machine Label Group in Nashville, Tennessee, and apply what I have learned while working at Mon Hills Records to one of the most successful labels in the world."

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