Communication and the Arts Bachelor's Degree Program Concentration
Undergraduate Communication and the Arts Major
Through the Marist College Communication and the Arts Bachelor's degree program, undergraduate students enrolled in our school will develop an understanding and application of the essential communication, oral, and written skills necessary for success in today's career field. The Communication and the Arts degree concentration provides a foundation for careers requiring strong communication skills. Students within the Communication Arts major will be provided with the necessary knowledge to excel as professional communicators and media artists in a complex communication driven society.
During the Communication and the Arts course curriculum, students will benefit from an emphasis on speaking and writing skills, developing media literacy, critical thinking and problem solving. If you're interested in a career in public relations, advertising, or communication, the Communication and the Arts program can help students develop an understanding of communication theory and how to translate this to practice.
Communication and Art's Degree Professions
• Media production
• Digital video
• Corporate/ organization
• Television journalism
• Public relations
• Conflict mediation
Communication and the Arts Online and On-campus Courses
- Intercultural Communication - A Communication and the Arts course focusing on the importance of culture in everyday lives, as well as the ways in which culture relates to and effects the process of communication.
- Arts and Values – A Communication and the Arts course designed to provide students with an understanding of arts as a social and cultural force.
- Gender and Cultural Communication – A course designed to provide students with critical thinking and analytical knowledge in regards to gender and communication within cultures.
- Small Group Communication – A Communication and the Arts course focused on providing an understanding of the communication dynamics of work groups.
- History of Photography – A course detailing the History of Photography and its influence on arts and communication.
Marist College is located in New York. At Marist, we offer many fields of study both online and through on-location courses at our Poughkeepsie, NY campus.