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Fine, Visual, Applied & Performing Arts

Students interested in careers utilizing artistic skills including illustration, painting, sculpture and ceramics as well as acting and music will find their place in this interest field.  Career paths include arts management, set design, performance, and others.

Related Majors at MSU

College of Arts & Letters: Apparel & Textile Design, Art History & Visual Culture, Theatre, Studio Art

College of Music: Composition, Jazz Studies, Music Performance, Music

Residential College in the Arts and Humanities

Click here for a listing of all undergraduate academic programs at MSU.


Sample of employers who often recruit MSU students for internships and full-time positions

  • Arts Council of Greater Lansing
  • Aspen Music Festival
  • Carnival Cruises
  • Chautauqua Institution
  • Chicago Civic Orchestras
  • Detroit Institute of Art
  • Detroit Symphony
  • Disney
  • East Lansing Jazz Festival
  • Ford's Theater Historical Society
  • Henry Ford Museum
  • Interlochen
  • Lansing Art Gallery
  • Lansing Symphony Orchestra
  • Lincoln Center
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
  • Opera Grand Rapids
  • Pewabic Pottery
  • Russell Industrial Center
  • Steppenwolf Theater
  • US Military Field Bands
  • Wharton Center for Performing Arts
  • Williamston Theatre
  • Wolf Trap Opera

Professional Organizations

MSU Student Organizations:

  • Art History Association
  • Ceramics Club
  • Orchesis Student Dance Group
  • Photography Club
  • Your Mom Improv

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