Communicating Arts

Mission Statement Top of Page

The Communicating Arts Department offers a balance of theory and practice in our curriculum. Communicating Arts and Theatre majors choose concentrations that prepare them for careers in television, video production, radio, journalism, event planning, politics, management, sales, human resources, professional development and training, acting, directing, technical design, and graduate study. Senior capstone projects and internships provide students with strong academic credentials and professional portfolios to match.

Faculty and Staff Top of Page

Anderson, Stephany - Theatre

Austin, Beth - Sr Lecturer, Speech

Chuzles, Sharon - Academic Dept Assoc

Einerson, Martha - Professor, Speech

Fank, Cathy - Associate Professor, Theatre

Kachgal, Tara - Assistant Professor, Mass Comm

Laakso, Kathleen - Senior Lecturer

Nikoi, Ephraim Kotey - Asst Professor, Speech

Notbohm, Brent - Assoc Professor(Mass Comm)

Notton, Thomas - Senior Lecturer, Comm Arts

Platner, Stewart - Professor, Communications

Rawson, Kim - Senior Lecturer

Smith, Scott - Sr Lecturer, Speech

Stanich, Susan - Sr Lecturer

Vollrath, Chad - Visiting Assistant Professor

Wedan, Sue - Sr Lecturer/Technical Director

Degrees Top of Page

Course Descriptions Top of Page

COMM - Communicating Arts
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
COMM 589Comm Arts Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
COMM 780Thesis3.00 - 6.00
Individual thesis research in Communication, Media, or Theatre. An outline of the proposed thesis must be approved by the advisor and the Communicating Arts Department Chair, and a contract completed before registration. Arranged.
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed COMM 701 and COMM 702.
Typically Offered:
Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms
COMM 789Comm Arts Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
COMM 798Independent Study3.00 - 6.00
Graduate-level independent investigation and/or production in Communication, Media or Theatre. Project designed in consultation with the instructor and a contract prior to enrollment. Arranged.
Typically Offered:
Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms

Communicating Arts Department Contact Information Top of Page

Communicating Arts
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center 2100
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8369