University of Texas at San Antonio College of Liberal and Fine Arts

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UTSA College of Liberal and Fine Arts
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Former names
• College of Humanities and Social Sciences (1975-2000)
Type Public Liberal/Fine Arts school
Established 1975
Dean Daniel J. Gelo
Academic staff
258
Students 5,818
Location San Antonio, Texas, United States
Campus Urban
Affiliations University of Texas at San Antonio
Website colfa.utsa.edu/colfa

The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Liberal and Fine Arts (known to many students as "COLFA") is UTSA's largest college.[1] It offers degrees through its 11 departments, administering 33% of all UTSA credit hours.[2]

Departments[edit]

Anthropology[edit]

UTSA's Department of Anthropology uses the four-field approach towards the study of humanity. It believes this provides students with a well-rounded understanding of the discipline.[3]

Art & Art History[edit]

The Department of Art and Art History has a variety of programs, to include Art History, Ceramics, New Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture.[4] It hosts an annual display of school talent, called the "Student Exhibit", during the spring semester.[5] There are over 400 art majors within the Department of Art and Art History at UTSA.[6]

Communication[edit]

The Department of Communication is another component to the College of Liberal and Fine Arts. It currently offers both graduate and undergraduate degrees.[7] The University of Texas at San Antonio houses a collection of records from the Communication Department.[8]

English[edit]

The Department of English houses roughly 600 English undergraduates and 100 graduate students.[9] The University of Texas at San Antonio houses a collection of records from the Writing Program. The collection spans the dates 1990 through 2003, comprising syllabi for UTSA's Writing Program courses.

History[edit]

Modern Languages & Literatures[edit]

Music[edit]

The University of Texas at San Antonio houses a collection of records from the Music Department. The collection spans the years 1975 through 2006 and includes programs of recitals and concerts of the faculty and students of the UTSA Music Department. Also included are black-and-white photographs of various performances and events.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About COLFA". UTSA College of Liberal and Fine Arts. Retrieved February 3, 2011.
  2. ^ "Strategic Plan". UTSA College of Liberal and Fine Arts. Retrieved February 3, 2011.
  3. ^ "About Our Department". UTSA | Department of Anthropology. Retrieved February 3, 2011.
  4. ^ "Programs". UTSA Department of Art and Art History. Retrieved June 21, 2011.
  5. ^ "UTSA Department of Art and Art History hosts 27th annual student exhibition". UTSA Today. Retrieved June 21, 2011.
  6. ^ "About". UTSA Department of Art and Art History. Retrieved February 3, 2011.
  7. ^ "Department of Communication". UTSA Department of Communication. Retrieved June 21, 2011.
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  9. ^ "Chair's Welcome". The Department of English at UTSA. Retrieved June 21, 2011.