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2006-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
2006-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts

104 Strain Behavioral Science Building
College of Humanities, Fine, and Performing Arts Website

William McKinney

Interim Assistant to the Dean
Rachela Permenter

Administrative Assistant
Helen Forsythe Kirk

Amy McCamey


Modern Languages and Cultures


Asian Studies
Women’s Studies


The Martha Gault Art Gallery is named in honor of the long time chairperson of the Slippery Rock University Art Department who oversaw the initial development of the department. The gallery features a series of exhibitions during the academic year and summer exhibition. The program includes all media and artists, ranging from those of special local interest to those of regional and national reputation, and a student show in April.

Programs and courses in the College of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts acquaint students with those broad and representative fields of knowledge and intellectual skills vital for the function of a free society. All students complete liberal studies courses within the College. These courses provide the foundation for a rewarding private life and intelligent participation in society, while providing the framework for a variety of careers in an ever-changing economy.

The College of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts offers formal programs of study leading to baccalaureate degrees. The College’s degree programs give students the opportunity to encounter a broad range of questions and ideas focusing on human responses to moral, historical, aesthetic, creative and philosophical problems. Dedicated to learning in the liberal arts tradition, the humanities and fine arts provide an excellent basis for rewarding and productive careers. Disciplines include art, Asian studies, dance, English, history, modern languages and cultures, music, philosophy, theatre, and women’s studies.