The mission of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts is to prepare competent professionals in the visual arts, music, and Theatre and film production. The departmental objectives include:
- Providing a stimulating and challenging educational environment;
- Assisting in the development of sensitive and perceptive arts professionals who are aware of the growing interdependence of all the arts disciplines;
- Preparing graduates with competence and understanding of practical and theoretical aspects of the Visual and Performing Arts; and
- Acquainting students with the professional demands of careers in the arts.