The Arts and Communications Academy promotes and develops career opportunities with a concentration on performing arts, visual arts, graphic arts, and communication technologies. The School provides courses of study in the disciplines of, Dance, Theatre Arts, Painting and Sculpture and Communication. The Downers Grove Music Club is hosting the fourth annual fund raising benefit, A Notable Celebration of the Arts on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the First Congregational Church in Downers Grove. Roy Berko, Andrew Wolvin, Rebecca Ray, BUSINESS COMMUNICATION IN A CHANGING WORLD (New York: St. Martin’s Press), 1997. This inability makes it nearly impossible for them to compete effectively in the workplace, and stands in the way of career progression. 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. Students develop a critical awareness of how communication influences human lives. Graduates can choose from careers such as graphic designer, editor or as a broadcaster.
Creation and analysis of student artworks will be balanced with explorations into contemporary practices across the visual and commercial arts fields. Here at the School of the Arts and Communication, we pride ourselves on educating students for the highly diverse employment opportunities of the 21st century. Recognized as a thriving arts center for Maryland, the college is at the center of Towson’s cultural life, with program offerings in art, dance, electronic media and film, mass communication and communication studies, music and theatre arts.
Theatre and communication arts students have opportunities to study abroad with our many international partners, including Mary Immaculate College in Limerick, Ireland, and Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Rome. Roy Berko and Joan Aitken, INSTRUCTOR’S MANUAL FOR BUSINESS COMMUNICATION IN A CHANGING WORLD (New York: St. Martin’s Press), 1997. We need to focus on non-verbal aspects of communication and overcome the barriers of communication; otherwise, we cannot communicate well. A degree in Communication will prepare you for a variety of roles including public relations, marketing , technical and journalism positions. Explore the industry that entertains, informs, and connects people around the world, and prepare for further study in the media and communication industry program you choose.
Those who don’t have good communication skills are either ignored or not related with in any way. Though each of the six areas of language arts discussed above can be defined separately, it is clear that not one of them can truly stand alone. Together, they make Communication Skills because one needs to communicate in written as well as spoken mode of communication.
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. Berko, Roy, Sherwyn Morreale, Pamela Cooper and Carolyn Perry,”Communication Standards and Competencies for Kindergarten through Grade 12: The Role of the National Communication Association, Communication Education Volume 47, #2, April, 1998. Roy has been granted Diplomate Status in the area of Professional Counseling by the International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy. The Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) degree offers you an exciting combination of academic excellence and professional training in media and communications. Example career fields that combine the two areas are public relations and marketing, TV and radio broadcasting, graphic design and publishing.