Today’s artists and designers communicate with cross-cultural audiences using a wide range of digital media and electronic devices, each requiring a different approach to design. The Center for the Arts is home to the college’s main office, several academic departments and facilities that include a concert hall, recital hall, art galleries, studio and main theaters, dance studios, the Asian Arts & Culture Center and the box office.
Honours can be the culmination of your formal education, an experience that extends your intellectual range, hones your research abilities, as well as analytical and communication techniques, and helps you to develop the personal and professional skills needed to see a research project though to completion.
Studying the arts also provides vital critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills that are increasingly sought after by employers. This one-year certificate program prepares you for success in a variety of programs as you explore your interests, aptitudes and skills, assess career choices, and prepare for further postsecondary studies. Example career fields that combine the two areas are public relations and marketing, TV and radio broadcasting, graphic design and publishing. Communication and Media Arts major requirements and electives (36 credits) — as a Communication and Media Arts major, you will be guided to select courses that explore special areas of interest aligned with your career goals.
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.
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.