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Earn Your Degree in Communication & Theatre at SWOSU

Chair:  Dr. Robin Jones
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Welcome to the Department of of Art, Communication and Theatre where we provide our students with a first-rate education preparing them for key roles in the theatrical world, the business community and the media marketplace.

Communication & Theatre Degrees Offered at SWOSU

Communication Arts Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Communications Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Theatre

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Mass Communication

Career Outlook for Communication Arts Degree Holders

What Can You Do With A Communication Arts Degree? With your degree from SWOSU, you'll be ready for a career as: arts administrator, film director, public speaker, journalist, communication consultant, political campaign director, entertainer, radio talk show host, communication statistician, director of corporate communication, lawyer, mediation specialist, publications editor, public relations officer, actor, student activities director, mental health professional, linguist, child language specialist, nonprofit organization director, legal communication consultant, fund raiser, developmental officer, college recruiter, language arts teacher, government lobbyist, media critic, political analyst, advertising executive, media buyer, market researcher, script writer, sound technician, lighting technician, business manager, communication researcher, theater manager, tour guide, minister, recreational supervisor, human rights officer, political activist, employment interviewer, human resources manager, health services manager, hotel manager, sports announcer, sports publicist, labor relations consultant, parliamentarian, media account executive, marketing communication manager, public information officer, advertising account executive, forensics/debate director, governmental press secretary, reporter, public opinion researcher, marketing specialist, community relations director, customer service representative, medical communication trainer, training specialist, entrepreneur, telecommunications specialist, or marketing manager.

Earning your Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Communication Studies prepares you for a career as a speech Writer, Politician, University Professor, Public Affairs Director, legislative assistant, community affairs liaison or a diplomatic host/hostess.

A Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Theatre from SWOSU lays the groundwork for you to have a career as a high school speech teacher, university professor, or as a theatre director.

Should you choose to earn your Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Mass Communication, you'll be ready for a career as an anchorperson, legislative correspondent or a publicist.

Why SWOSU is the Place for Communication Arts Degrees

Whether you choose to be involved on or off stage, work on the staff of our award winning newspaper, or sharpen your overall communication skills, SWOSU has a place for you. With small faculty-to-student ratios and hands-on experience, our classes will help equip you for numerous jobs in the communication field

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