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 Communications Option
The Media Communications Option in Liberal Arts Studies 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. Students become proficient in broadcast vocal performance, television/radio production techniques and computerized non-linear editing. This program also prepares the student for transfer to four-year colleges that have broadcasting degrees. 

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Theater Option
The Theater Option in the Liberal Arts Studies Program provides a strong basis in the performance and technical fields of dramatic arts. The curriculum is a blend of theory and concept with practical, hands on experience in all fields. Students are encouraged to participate in Massasoit's Student Theatre Club Dramatikos and The Massasoit Theatre Company, a community theatre housed at the Buckley Performing Arts Center. 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 theater or education career. 

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