Department of Art, Art History, and Design
The Department of Art, Art History, and Design is multidisciplinary in nature and offers courses in the studio arts, art history, and design at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Department of Film, Television, and Theatre
FTT offers both a scholarly and creative context for the general liberal arts student as well as those students seeking intensive preparation for advanced study in film, television, or theater.
Department of Music
The Department of Music provides an intensive course of study for music majors within Notre Dame’s rich liberal arts tradition. Our students engage performance, music theory, music history, and ethnomusicology in collaboration with a professionally accomplished faculty of performers and scholars.
Creative Writing Program
The Creative Writing Program is a course of study with the flexibility for students to initiate a variety of literary lives through exposure to a range of aesthetics, a global literary orientation, coursework in historical and contemporary literary forms, and interaction with visiting authors and scholars.
Sacred Music at Notre Dame
The Sacred Music at Notre Dame Program is an ecumenical graduate music program with a Roman Catholic core, offering three areas of concentration: organ, choral conducting, and voice.
School of Architecture
The school emphasizes classical and vernacular architecture within traditional urbanism; principles that encourage community, harmony with nature, and economy of resources and energy. The school is part of a continuum from the past to the future, learning and inventing from it—carrying it forward with timeless ideals and cutting-edge technology.
Shakespeare at Notre Dame
Shakespeare at Notre Dame is a regional center for Shakespearean scholarship, production, educational outreach, and academic research. It combines programs as far-reaching and diverse as Actors From The London Stage, the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival, visiting guest artists and lecturers, touring productions, and new media library collections. Collectively these endeavors ensure Notre Dame’s status as a nationally visible—and the Midwest’s preeminent—venue for Shakespeare studies.
Center for Creative Computing
The Center for Creative Computing was created in 2003 by the College of Arts and Letters to provide leadership and resources to support and encourage specialized and advanced computing technologies in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The center fosters initiatives in research and teaching that seek new paradigms of literacy through a critical and creative exploration of emerging forms of visual communication.