Union University

Department of Communication Arts

Department of Communication Arts

Mission Statement: Students majoring in communication arts will, in their area of concentration, understand the theories, principles, and history of communicating arts, demonstrate competency in written, oral and visual communication skills and demonstrate knowledge of the impact on society. READ MORE

The Communication Arts Department offers a wide range of courses designed to meet the complex and significant communication skill requirements of students.

The Department is affiliated with several programs that enhance student learning. Majors have participated in the Los Angeles Film Studies Center, American Studies Program, and the Summer Institute of Journalism and have attended Broadcasting, Student Publications, Public Relations and Grass Roots Politics Schools sponsored by the Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. Faculty encourage participation in state and regional conferences; most students complete internships in their majors. Theatre students audition at the Tennessee Theatre Arts Conference and the Southeastern Theatre Conference.

Faculty

Instructional Staff

Programs of Study

Please see the Academic Catalogue descriptions for more details and a listing of minors.

Student Organizations

The Communication Arts Department sponsors several student organizations designed to promote achievement within the field of communication arts. Majors and minors are extremely encouraged to become involved in organizations of his or her choice.

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5/17/14 - Alana Hu, public relations graduate, receives her diploma at Spring Commencement Services held at the Oman Arena. - Emily Stookey
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Alana Hu, public relations graduate, receives her diploma at Spring Commencement Services held at the Oman Arena. - Emily Stookey

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5/8/14 - Asa Gee, senior Christian ministries and missions major, performs alongside Tim Zornes, sophomore elementary education major, during the children's show, Cinderella, in the G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel. - Jacob Moore
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Asa Gee, senior Christian ministries and missions major, performs alongside Tim Zornes, sophomore elementary education major, during the children's show, Cinderella, in the G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel. - Jacob Moore

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5/8/14 - Garyn McIntyre, freshman theatre major, performs a musical number during the Union University Players' Cinderella. - Jacob Moore
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Garyn McIntyre, freshman theatre major, performs a musical number during the Union University Players' Cinderella. - Jacob Moore

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5/8/14 - Tim Zornes, sophomore education major, performs a scene with Alexis Piscatello, junior music major, in front of an audience of elementary-aged school children gathered in the G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel. - Jacob Moore
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Tim Zornes, sophomore education major, performs a scene with Alexis Piscatello, junior music major, in front of an audience of elementary-aged school children gathered in the G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel. - Jacob Moore

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Contact Information
Course Schedules
Undergraduate Catalogues (.pdf)
Undergraduate Areas of Study
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Communication Studies
  • Digital Media Communications
  • Digital Media Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Public Relations
  • Speech
  • Theatre
  • Theatre and Speech*

  • * Teacher Licensure Available
  • # This major is available also with Discipline-Specific Honors

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