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Visual and performing arts

Create and innovate through the arts

Art is a universal language, stimulating creativity and innovation, illuminating injustice and inspiring change. Art opens our hearts and minds to new possibilities. At St. Norbert College in Wisconsin, creative and inspiring artists/instructors will guide you through the study of art.

SNC offers an entire division of academic programs in visual and performing arts. Whether your talents lie in ceramics or playwriting, classical guitar or gouache — or something else entirely — you’ll explore many forms of art here, including some that might be new for you. Come to SNC to grow your strengths in the visual and performing arts, and learn how to build a life that honors your artistic talents.

SNC’s visual and performing arts programs
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What can you do with a career in the visual and performing arts?

Visual and performing arts majors can pursue careers as band directors and orchestra conductors, sound and lighting designers, animators, event planners and museum curators.

SNC’s visual and performing arts alumni work in a wide range of organizations, including schools, cultural institutions, corporations, small businesses and media outlets. Jobs in the arts can take a number of forms, but they share an emphasis on creative expression.

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Have you already found your artistic niche?

SNC allows you to design a divisional major in visual and performing arts, composed of courses from various disciplines within the major that help you explore new techniques or further your existing skills. SNC supports you through the college course selection process with practical guidance.

Choosing a major?

If you’re still deciding on a major, that’s completely understandable! College is about discovering your passions and your calling. Spark your interest with SNC’s 80+ programs of academic study — including 30+ majors and many pre-professional paths. You don’t have to choose a major until your sophomore year at SNC, so there’s plenty of time to figure out how it all works. Want a preview? Explore our robust course planning and career resources.

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Contact the St. Norbert College admission office

Campus location

Ariens Family Welcome Center
310 College Ave.
De Pere, WI 54115

Hours of operation

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

We’re also available by appointment.

Mailing address

Office of Admission
St. Norbert College
Ariens Family Welcome Center
100 Grant St.
De Pere, WI 54115