Department of Art, Communications and Theatre

The Department of Art, Communications and Theatre offers a supporting field for graduate majors. The student may have a supporting field in communications/journalism, communications/speech or theatre arts. An interdisciplinary supporting field among these areas is possible with permission of the department chair.

Emeritus

Deacon, David Professor of Communications and Theatre Arts, Department of Art, Communications, and Theatre; B.A., Earlham College; M.F.A., Boston University; Ph.D., Ohio University.

Renfrow, William Professor of Art, Department of Art, Communications, and Theatre; B.F.A., The Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., The Kansas City Art Institute.

Schmidt, Maurice Professor of Art, Department of Art, Communications, and Theatre; B.F.A., The University of Texas at Austin; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Subjects in this Department

Art (ARTS)

ARTS 5300  Graduate Drawing  3 SCH  (2-4)  

The development and execution of advanced problems in drawing. May be repeated for credit.

Fee: $20.00

ARTS 5310  Graduate Painting  3 SCH  (2-4)  

The development and execution of advanced problems in painting. May be repeated for credit.

Fee: $20.00

ARTS 5340  Graduate Ceramics  3 SCH  (2-4)  

The development and execution of advanced problems in ceramics. May be repeated for credit.

Fee: $20.00

Journalism (COMJ)

COMJ 5302  Hispanics in the Media  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Provides historically accurate information about the impact of Spanish-language media in the United States and develops appreciation for diversity and knowledge of Latino subcultures of the United States.

COMJ 5303  Select Topics in Mass Comm  3 SCH  (0-3)  

Weekly reports and individual research papers. The course may be repeated once for credit when the topic changes.

COMJ 5304  Mass Communications Research  3 SCH  (3)  

Systematic study of mass communication/journalism research and how to answer questions about the mass media. Quantitative and qualitative methods of research and research terminology.

COMJ 5310  Advanced Advertising/Marketing  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Experience with professional presentations to national and international clients. Prepares students for the American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition.

COMJ 5320  Public Relations & Crisis Mgmt  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Public relations, crisis management, reaching major audiences, emergency communications, and problem solving. Theoretical basis for public relations; relevant laws and ethical principals.