College of the Arts

The College of the Arts (COTA) at California State University, Long Beach is one of the largest and most comprehensive state-supported arts schools in the country with more than 4,000 students enrolled in six outstanding departments: Art, Dance, Design (Industrial and Interior), Film & Electronic Arts, Music, and Theatre Arts. The College offers more than 400 events each year, drawing approximately 200,000 patrons to the campus. COTA venues and organizations include five student and community performance halls, five student art galleries, the University Art Museum, the 1100-seat Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center, and a theatre located in Downtown Long Beach. COTA also serves as the administrative home to the California Institute for the Preservation of Jazz and the Center for First Amendment Studies. Professional degree programs offered by the college include the Bachelor of Science (Industrial Design), Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art, Dance and Design), Bachelor of Music, the Master of Music, the Master of Fine Arts (Art, Dance, Design, Theatre Arts), and a new MFA/MBA degree.

PLEASE CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE DEPARTMENT OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION BY WRITING TO: Chair, Department of [  ], California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840. Applications vary by department. Military service may be included in employment history. 

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Bob Cole Conservatory of Music Vocal Jazz Assistant Professor
Theatre Arts Viewpoints & Acting Assistant Professor
Theatre Arts Dramatic Criticism, History, Theory and Dramaturgy Assistant/Associate Professor
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music Strings Assistant Professor
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music Percussion Assistant Professor
Design Design

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Dance Dance Assistant Professor
Art Illustration/Animation Assistant Professor


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