Students may prepare for a variety of careers through majoring or minoring in arts and communication, either preparing to be a practicing artist or communicator or in using those talents and skills in a variety of settings in business, education, non-profit organizations, the media, government, and other areas. Majors are available in: art (studio, graphics, art history), art education, journalism (print, broadcast and advertising), media arts and game development, music, music education, speech communication (public relations, electronic media,corporate and health communication), and theatre, and theatre education. For students whose career preparation cannot be met in a single department in the college, an individually designed major or minor is available. Other minors are: advertising, art, art history, art studio, arts management, dance, journalism, journalism education, media arts and game development, music, public relations, communication, communication elementary, communication secondary, and theatre.
Students are encouraged to work closely with their advisor to make the best choices for their personal and career goals from the wide array of course possibilities available. Graduates from the college have an excellent placement rate, moving into employment opportunities that use their well-developed talents and skills.
The Department of Art and Design is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the Music Department is fully accredited by National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the Theatre/Dance Department is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).