In keeping with community, state, and national expectations, students in the Performance and Communication Arts Program experience a wide range of creative opportunities through speech, radio/TV, media-technology, theater courses and co-curricular activities. Students participate in creative activities involving intra-personal, and mass communication which encourage them to become critical thinkers and effective communicators. Through researching, networking, listening, speaking, scripting, staging, designing, constructing, and video-audio taping/editing, the students experience application, synthesis, and evaluation of the Performance and Communication Arts. these courses and co-curricular experiences provide students with the foundation and the training for effective leadership. aesthetic decision making, team playing and inspired life long learning in today's media-driven global, society.
1. Understand the process, elements and tools that are used to create and perform multiple and varied works of communication art in our modern world.
2. Understand the value of using collaboration in the artistic and technological creation of communication art.
3. Recognize the relationship between Performance and Communication Arts and the world in which we live, work and study.
4. Understand self and community awareness through the creative communication processes.
5. Understand the evaluative processes used to form critical responses to works of communication.
6. Understand the value of participation in co-curricular and internship programs aligned to Performance and Communication Arts.