Degrees

The College of the Arts continues to advance as a nationally ranked and internationally recognized leader in the visual, performing and design arts.

The college aspires to use its distinctive and innovative resources to engage local and global communities to imagine, create and transform through the arts. Our passion is "transforming lives through the arts!" Our resources include:

  • Over 100 full-time faculty serving more than 2,600 student majors
  • Nine degree options and more than 50 individual program concentrations
  • Baccalaureate through doctoral degrees
  • NYC Fashion Studio and a myriad of study-abroad opportunities
  • Internships and workshops focused on career entry

For more information about our degree opportunities, you may contact the following:

General Information

LeAnn Starlin
Academic Recruitment and Retention Coordinator 
Phone: 330-672-8392
Email: lstarli1@kent.edu

School of Art

Undergraduate
Linda Hoeptner-Poling
Associate Professor
Phone: 330-672-7895
Email: lhoeptne@kent.edu

Graduate
Peter Johnson
Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Phone: 330-672-1362
Email: pjohns35@kent.edu

Fashion School

Undergraduate
William Hauck
Assistant Professor and UG Program Coordinator
Phone: 330-672-0135
Email: whauck@kent.edu

Graduate
Dr. J. Kim
Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator
Phone: 330-672-1473
Email: MFIS@kent.edu

School of Music

Undergraduate
Dana Brown
Associate Professor and UG Coordinator
Phone: 330-672-9236
Email: dabrown@kent.edu

Graduate 
Michael Chunn
Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Phone: 330-672-9234
Email: mchunn@kent.edu

School of Theatre & Dance

Undergraduate
Daniel-Raymond Nadon (Theatre Studies)
Associate School Director
School of Theatre and Dance
Phone: 330-672-2082

Graduate
Yuko Kurahashi
Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Phone: 330-672-9483
Email: ykurahas@kent.edu