Thank you for visiting the Fine Arts & Communication Division at Foothill College! The Arts, Literature and Communication program will prepare students for university studies in fields related to the arts including education, law, communication studies, journalism, visual and performing arts, film studies, film production, english, creative writing, political science, foreign languages, public relations, history, translation, linguistics, theatre and many others.
Out of this comes expertise that is vital to a meaningful and successful career within the creative economy. Your degree will prepare you for a rewarding career or for further study at the graduate level. Creation and analysis of student artworks will be balanced with explorations into contemporary practices across the visual and commercial arts fields.
A major comprises the satisfactory completion of 36 senior credit points (cp) in a single subject area from Table A of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, table of units of study. So, regardless of your academic path, you will find that the Arts and Communication Department has something for you.
Students leave this program with an understanding of cultural institutions and their place in society as well as an appreciation of the socio-cultural implications of the arts and/or languages. Barton College is located in the heart of Wilson, N.C. Barton offers a wide range of professional and liberal arts programs leading to six undergraduate degrees as well as graduate degrees in business, education, and nursing. You will also benefit from resources and facilities that prepare you for career success.
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.