Visual Arts Mission Statement
The Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees are designed to give the student a broad-based understanding of the visual arts. Through study in these degree programs, the student will develop both cognitive and affective skills in drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography and art history.
Fine and Performing Arts Mission Statement
We believe in the value of the Arts as the voice of the human soul. The Arts educate, communicate and inspire us to know more about ourselves, each other and our place in creation. We believe in the unity of the Arts, and in the crucial role of the Arts in Education.
Creighton University Mission Statement
Creighton is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in its selected undergradute, graduate and professional programs.
As Catholic, Creighton is dedicated to the pursuit of truth in all forms and is guided by the living tradition of the Catholic Church.
As Jesuit, Creighton participates in the tradition of the Society of Jesus which provides an integrating vision of the world that arises out of a knowledge and love of Jesus Christ.
As comprehensive, Creighton's education embraces several colleges and professional schools and is directed to the intellectual, social, spiritual, physical and recreational aspects of students' lives and to the promotion of justice.
Creighton exists for students and learning. Members of the Creighton community are challenged to reflect on transcendent values, including their relationship with God, in an atmosphere of freedom of inquiry, belief and religious worship. Service to others, the importance of family life,the inalienable worth of each individual and appreciation of ethnic and cultural diversity are core values of Creighton.
Creighton faculty members conduct research to enhance teaching, to contribute to the betterment of society, and to discover knowledge. Faculty and staff simulate critical and creative thinking and provide ethical perspectives for dealing with an increasingly complex world.