The Department of the Arts offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Electronic Arts, and an undergraduate program in Electronic Media, Arts, and Communication (EMAC) offered jointly with the Department of Communication and Media.
The Arts Department features an integrated and multidisciplinary approach to the arts with a focus on the use of electronic media in artistic creation and performance. The faculty's work is represented internationally in museums, galleries, festivals, publications, and performances.
- The Rensselaer Orchestra
- The Rensselaer Concert Choir
- The Rensselaer Chamber Music Ensembles
- The Rensselaer Roots of Africa Music Ensemble