Department Head: Dennis Beagen
The Department of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts provides graduate programs leading to the degrees of master of fine arts in drama/theatre for the young, master of arts in arts administration, master of arts in communication, master of arts in theatre arts and master of arts in drama/theatre for the young. Details of each of these programs may be obtained from the department or coordinator of advising.
1. Advancing students’ mastery of their creative areas of specialization.
2. Enabling students to acquire and apply essential research tools.
3. Preparing students for careers and further study.
The department awards graduate assistantships to students with strong backgrounds in communication and/or theatre arts and an overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. Graduate assistants help teach the Fundamentals of Speech courses or assist with co-curricular programs in communication, drama/theatre for the young, interpretation/performance studies or theatre arts.
Communication, Media and Theatre Arts Programs and Courses