Dr, Steven J. Peters, Dean
The mission of the College of Fine Arts is to prepare students as visual artists, performers, musicians, arts educators, and communication scholars and practitioners. The College provides instruction and cultural experiences fundamental to the liberal education of Montevallo students, as well as aesthetic enrichment for the citizens of central Alabama.
The College of Fine Arts guides arts and communication majors in aligning their creative skills with a pathway into a creative career. The College creates opportunities for all students to participate in and experience the arts in a liberal arts environment. UM offers degrees in Art, Communication Studies, Mass Communication, Music and Theatre with Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) and Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degrees.
Bachelor of Arts
In addition to the General Education curriculum, students seeking the Bachelor of Arts degree must complete the second-year course sequence in French, German, or Spanish.
Bachelor of Science
Students seeking the Bachelor of Science degree must complete a total of 18 or more credit hours in mathematics and science.
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Students seeking the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree should refer to the specific General Education requirements outlined under the Department of Art or the Department of Theatre sections.
Bachelor of Music
Students seeking the Bachelor of Music degree should refer to the specific General Education requirements outlined under the Department of Music section.
The University of Montevallo is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).