ASL class

Communicative Arts

The Department of Communicative Arts, guided by a faculty of dedicated professionals in the arts, offers a wide variety of liberal arts and humanities electives in the fields of speech, theater, media, music and dance, as well as two programs and an in-house certificate.

Degree Programs

Media Arts (PDF)
The Department of Communicative Arts, guided by a faculty of dedicated professionals in the arts, offers a variety of liberal arts and humanities electives in the fields of speech, theater, media, music, and dance, as well as two programs and a College-approved certificate.

Media Arts is designed to prepare a student for careers in broadcasting, including television, radio production, performance, editing, and writing. The curriculum combines academic classwork, in-studio production, and on-air experiences including a complete working television studio and the Dale Dorman Radio Studio.
Students become proficient in broadcast vocal performance, television and radio production techniques, and computerized non-linear editing. This program also prepares the student for transfer to four-year colleges and universities which offer programs in radio and television broadcasting, broadcast journalism, and mass communications.


Theater Arts (PDF)
The Department of Communicative Arts, guided by a faculty of dedicated professionals in the arts, offers a variety of liberal arts and humanities electives in the fields of speech, theater, media, music, and dance, as well as two programs and a College-approved certificate.

Theater Arts provides students a strong foundation in the performance and technical fields of the dramatic arts. The curriculum is a blend of theory and concept with practical, hands-on experience in a variety of professions in theater and performing arts. The program offers a wide range of study appropriate for non-majors pursuing a liberal arts education as well as majors preparing for a professional performing arts career.