There are many undergraduate arts courses offered by the BFA and MusB programs that are open to students in other disciplines at Purchase College, in most cases without audition or permission of instructor. These vary from semester to semester and are known as Arts Open Access courses.
Most courses offered by the BA programs in the School of the Arts—like those in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences—are open to students in other disciplines at Purchase College. These are offered under the regular course prefix for the discipline (e.g., AMG for arts management; THP for theatre and performance).
Undergraduate Courses: Humanities
Includes art history, history, general humanities, Jewish studies, journalism, language and culture, literature, philosophy, and writing Natural Sciences
Includes biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental studies, mathematics, general natural sciences, and psychology Social Sciences
Includes anthropology; business; communications; gender studies; legal studies; political science; general social sciences; and sociology Performing and Visual Arts
Includes arts management, film/media studies, film/video production, music, painting and drawing, photography, and sculpture