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Division IV (Communications, Visual and Performing Arts)

Division of Communications, Visual and Performing ArtsThe Division of Communications, Visual and Performing Arts offers majors in Visual Arts, Dance, Journalism, Media Arts, Music and Communication Studies. In-depth training by professional artists, performers and journalists is supplemented by a strong liberal arts and sciences foundation. Students enjoy the benefits of working in campus-based, state-of-the-art facilities, and hone their skills and develop their talents through internships at some of the top advertising agencies, media outlets and performing arts organizations in the world.

Communication Studies

Communications StudiesThe study of communications is vital for our public life as a nation, our individual professional careers, and our inter-personal relations. Learn more.


DanceThe Dance program is a modern-based dance program offering rigorous, conservatory-style training for those interested in pursuing careers as professional dancers. Learn more.


JournalismThe Journalism program capitalizes on LIU's location in the media capital of the world to prepare students for a wide variety of careers. Learn more.

Media Arts

Media ArtsThe Department of Media Arts offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate degree programs tailored to the creative and professional goals of the individual student. Learn more.


MusicMusic majors learn from a diverse group of professors and professional musicians who live and perform in New York City - the music mecca of the world. Learn more.

Visual Arts

Visual ArtsThe Visual Arts Department offers a unique setting for the study of fine arts in the areas of ceramics, printmaking, painting and other traditional and modern mediums. Learn more.

Writing and Producing for Television

TV Writers StudioThe MFA program in Writing and Producing for Television uses a unique teaching and learning approach that mimics the real world of contemporary television. Learn more.