Communicating Arts

Communicating Arts

TYPE: Major/Minor
DEGREE: B.A./B.S.
DEPARTMENT: Communicating Arts Department

LOCATION: On-Campus/Online
4-YEAR PATHWAY SAMPLE: Graduate in 4 Years

General Description

Why are some interactions successful while others just fall flat? What do the media and our individual cultures teach us about gender, ethnicity, ourselves and our personal and professional relationships?

Learn to understand and be understood.

The Communicating Arts Major is also available online through UW-Superior's Online Learning program.

Program Outcomes

Through a Major in Communicating Arts at UW-Superior, you will:

  • Build a practical portfolio.
  • Study a range of intriguing questions to become an effective communicator.
  • Be prepared to participate creatively and analytically in our ever-changing world.
  • Gain theoretical perspective and applied frameworks for interpersonal communication skills, relevant to virtually any profession.
  • Understand the range of consequences and uses for communication methods and styles.
  • Choose a concentration in either Theatre and Digital Filmmaking or Communication to best fit your academic and career goals.

Career Opportunities

A Major in Communicating Arts prepares you for a successful career in many fields and professions, including:

  • Theatre production and administration
  • Film, television and video production
  • Teaching and education administration
  • Government and legislative affairs
  • Nonprofit managment and fundraising
  • Public relations and organizational communication
  • Broadcast, print and online journalism
  • Social and new media creation for companies and organizations

Did You Know?

  • You can gain experience through a variety of campus organizations such as the Yellowjacket Activities Crew, University Advancement and the student newspaper.
  • Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center houses two theatres, a scene workshop, a television studio and media lab and studios for the Wisconsin Public Radio station (KUWS 91.3).
  • Study at other institutions may qualify as credit toward the Communicating Arts degree.
  • You can earn possible credit for life learning and work experience by testing or portfolio examination.

QUESTIONS?

Brittney Kemi is ready to answer any questions you have about Communicating Arts.
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SPOTLIGHTS

  • Class of: 2020
    The Foundation scholarship I was awarded does not just help alleviate the financial burden I face as a student. It also greatly helps helps my ability to complete any educational task sent my way. I am more strongly motivated to become a better asset to the campus radio station, KUWS, as well as to UW-Superior as a whole. I am incredibly honored and grateful that I can accept the scholarship support, and am very excited for the future is helps open up. Thank you Foundation donors for helping create these opportunities!
  • Class of: 2014
    Shannon Higgins, a Communicating Arts alumni from Reedsburg, Wis., found a supportive home at UW-Superior and the Online Learning program.
  • I can happily say that my time at UW-Superior has been marked by self-discovery, educational, and professional challenges that prepare me for life after graduation. By being awarded scholarship support I can continue to prepare for the next chapter in my life. Read more.
  • Class of: 2014
    Even as a UW-Superior Online Learning student, Serena Kienbaum was able to travel to Ghana during the 2012-13 Study Abroad Program.
  • Class of: 2016
    I was engaged, exposed to diversity and more social than I usually am. Read more.

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