CalArts offers a variety of unique programs at the undergraduate and graduate level within its six world-renowned Schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater.
Undergraduate core courses are the foundation of BFA studies at CalArts, providing a strong general education and opportunities to deepen every student's artistic practice.
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Offering innovative continuing education arts courses designed to meet the needs of both emerging artists and lifelong learners.
The section of the landmark Civil Rights Act that prohibits discrimination based on race, color, or national origin in programs or activities which receive federal financial assistance.
The section of the landmark Civil Rights Act that protects employees against discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, and religion.
Federal law that prohibits employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older.
A section of federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in programs or activities which receive federal financial assistance.
Federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs or activities which receive federal financial assistance.
States that "no qualified individual with a disability in the United States shall be excluded from, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under" any program or activity that receives Federal financial assistance.
Requires Federal electronic and information technology to be accessible to people with disabilities, including employees and members of the public.
Federal law that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating in employment against protected veterans and requires employers take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain these individuals. Protected veterans include disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, and Armed Forces service medal veterans.
Federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age in programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance.
Federal law that Amends Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to also prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of pregnancy.
Federal law that protects individuals with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public accommodations, and communications.
Federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment.
The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) was a United States federal law (Title IV of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, H.R. 3355) signed by President Bill Clinton on September 13, 1994. The Act provided $1.6 billion toward investigation and prosecution of violent crimes against women, imposed automatic and mandatory restitution on those convicted, and allowed civil redress when prosecutors chose to not prosecute cases. The Act also established the Office on Violence Against Women within the Department of Justice.
California Education Code Section 200 et seq. and Section 67386 (including S.B. 967); California Education Code Section 67380 (including A.B. 1433); The California Sex Equity in Education Act, California Education Code Section 66250 et seq.; The California Fair Employment and Housing Act;
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