The Libby Arts RAP is a vibrant living community that unites several arts disciplines and core requirement options in one program offering curriculum where creative minds come alive. Creativity is necessary and essential in a rapidly changing world for developing strategies that benefit humankind. Our mission is to foster the skills students need to develop into creative leaders and active and engaged citizens of tomorrow.
Libby RAP classes satisfy core, major, or elective requirements and are taught in Libby Hall by faculty with demonstrated excellence in teaching. Class sizes are limited to 19 students. Courses are offered in dance, acting, drawing, painting, writing, film criticism and theory, digital art, art history, music history, and media studies, as well as a range of popular core curriculum classes in disciplines such as economics, math, and nutrition.
Libby RAP also exposes students to a variety of co-curricular activities like museum visits, theater performances, and movie nights that occur on and off campus. The RAP also hosts a trip to New York City, the well-known New York City Arts Adventure.
Students choosing Libby RAP are required to take at least one course in the RAP each semester.There is an annual non-refundable fee for participation. The RAP has a limited number of need-based scholarships to help cover the fee, and interested students should contact the RAP for guidance in applying.