Seneca is at the forefront of providing student-focused teaching and learning that is redefining how people think about postsecondary education. No other disciplines are better suited to prepare you for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century than Arts and Communication. The College of Fine Arts and Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point provides students with a secure and encouraging community in which to grow and flourish. Within the wider communications industries, our students are finding employment in the digital sector where their ability to communicate effectively on a variety of platforms is valued. To learn more about why Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication could be the media arts & communication institute for you, be sure to take a look at the Life @ SACAC section.
Most of the courses offered by the Arts and Communication Department satisfy requirements for a liberal arts degree. You are interested in the study of arts and culture from many different perspectives. Art and Media Communications combines rigorous and relevant experiential study of modern, post-modern, and contemporary visual art and design with student learning in media literacy and technology applications. Immerse yourself in writing, dance, music, screen production, management, games design or communication, and set yourself up for a career in the new media landscape.
The College provides students in the program state of the art computer labs allowing each stu-dent to have an individual work station, a study room for the realization of individual and team work, Video and film studio equipment provided including digital cameras, microphones, and other relevant material, and the most up to date digital editing software.
For students who love to connect with others, create and interpret messages that are shared and experienced by one to thousands, the theatre and communication arts program offers unlimited possibilities for future careers. Candidates in the Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) must successfully complete 78cp in specified media and communications units of study and a major from a subject area from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The BLS states that a bachelor’s degree or formal training through a technical school is required to obtain most broadcasting jobs.
An introduction to academic theater and media scholarship forming a critical foundation on which students can formulate opinions based on factual observation and argue various points of view relating to current production in theater, radio, television, digital communication and performance studies.