A leader in multimedia arts education, the Rensselaer Department of Arts develops and introduces innovative programs reflecting the Institute’s expertise in science, engineering, and technology as well as its willingness to transcend conventional disciplinary boundaries.

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Academic Programs

Area of Study Minor B.S. Ph.D.
Music Music, Minor Music, B.S.
Electronic Arts Electronic Arts, Minor Electronic Arts, B.S. Electronic Arts, Ph.D.
Studio Arts Studio Arts, Minor
Video, Performance, and Social Practice Video, Performance, and Social Practice, Minor


We take an integrated and multidisciplinary approach to the arts with a focus on the use of experimental and electronic media in artistic creation and performance. Our distinguished faculty and alumni are represented internationally in museums, galleries, festivals, publications, and performances.

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The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575

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