The programs listed include all that have been approved by the State of Illinois. Through its communication venues such as broadcasts, conferences, exhibits, live performances, publications, readings, recitals and screenings, the college shares its artistic achievements and communication expertise with the general public. If you are unsure if a music or visual communications degree is right for you, you may pursue a degree in the College’s liberal arts (humanities) program. You will acquire a broad array of skills that are tailored to meet the needs of the media and communications industries, and you are not required to specialise in a particular media area. Animation class is designed to explore the area of visual communication in the digital media, specifically the areas of vector graphics and motion.
The College has produced many successful graduates from its music and visual communications degree programs who have either transferred to a four-year college or immediately found productive employment in a host of fields, including music composition, education, public relations, graphic arts and design, printing, illustration and communications.
The Communication and Media Arts BA is ideal for students who want to immerse themselves in the multi-dimensional landscape of traditional and emerging media, and who wish to explore communication in all of its facets in conjunction with special interests.
It is a policy of the State Board of Education and a priority of the Oregon Department of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment.
Woven throughout the program, the study of Communication Arts is concerned with the powerful and timeless relationship between art and narrative — image and story — which invites each student to embrace, amplify, and build upon their unique views and life experience so that they, in the lifetime beyond university, may add to humanity’s ongoing evolution and unfolding.