Program Finder

School of Communication programs range across the spectrum of topics in the communication arts and sciences and include undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs of study and interdisciplinary initiatives and research centers.

The analysis of organizational, cultural, interpersonal, and mass media communication.
Area of Study: Leadership, Media + Technology Studies, Rhetoric + Public Culture
The study and performance of dance in the context of a liberal arts education.
Area of Study: Dance
The study of normal and disordered human hearing, speech, language, and learning.
Area of Study: Audiology + Hearing Science, Neuroscience/Cognitive Science, Speech/Language Pathology
The study and creation of text-based and cultural performances.
Area of Study: Adaptation + Ethnography of Performance
Academic and interdisciplinary study of film, television, and digital media.
Area of Study: Film + Television, Interactive Media, Screen Writing
Intensive training in the theatrical arts, nested in the context of a liberal arts education.
Area of Study: Acting, Playwriting, Theatre Design, Theatre Directing, Theatre History, Literature, and Criticism
A course of study designed for RTVF and Theatre Majors who wish to focus on the craft of performance for narrative cinema, television, and web media.
Area of Study: Acting
Acquisition of the native language and communicative competencies are shaped not only by our biology, but also by cultural forces. In the Children and Communication module, students will study the interplay between these forces.
Area of Study: Children and Communication
Students in the Comedy Arts Module will explore the field of comedy in fields of television, film, theatre, stand-up, prose, performance and sketch.
Area of Study: Acting, Film + Television, Screen Writing
The Creative Writing for the Media module is designed to encourage mastery of the art and craft of writing for screen, stage, television and all forms of narrative media.
Area of Study: Film + Television, Screen Writing
Students in the Digital Media Module explore the use, design, and implications of digital communication and information technologies.
Area of Study: Interactive Media, Media + Technology Studies
The Directing for the Screen module is for focused study and practice of narrative motion picture directing.
Area of Study: Film + Television
Principles of health communication will be applied and examined in the context of their impact on patient safety, individual and population health outcomes, and organizational workflow in healthcare systems.
Area of Study: Health Communication
The Media Arts and Game Design module explores the foundations of digital interactive art, gaming, creativity for web, sensor based interactions, and useful daily applications of digital media.
Area of Study: Interactive Media
The Music Theater Choreography module explores the unique challenges in creating choreography for music theatre grounded in an appreciation of the traditions as well as contemporary practice.
Area of Study: Dance
The Performance and Activism module explores how modes of performance inspire and generate activism toward human rights in areas of freedom of expression, environmental and economic justice, gender rights, and political equity.
Area of Study: Adaptation + Ethnography of Performance
Responding to the heightened enthusiasm for the generation of new works in the SoC, the Playwriting module is designed to nurture a community of playwrights, ultimately preparing them to present themselves effectively to the profession.
Area of Study: Playwriting
The Sound Cultures module explores the interdisciplinary field of sound studies with attention to sound as cultural expression, creative practice, and a key component in the study of performance as communication.
Area of Study: Sound Design
The Strategic and Organizational Communication Module will encourage students to understand how organizations can use technology to catalyze constructive, innovative, and mission-driven practices.
Area of Study: Leadership
The Theatre for Young Audiences module will allow students to heighten the synergy between active student groups, Evanston and Chicago community and professional companies, production work, and coursework.
Area of Study: Children and Communication
The Theatre Management module will prepare students to begin careers as theatre managers and leaders.
Area of Study: Leadership
The Theatrical Design module offers a focused curriculum to prepare the undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career as a theatrical designer.
Area of Study: Theatre Design
The dual degree program offers students the opportunity to earn both a bachelor of science in engineering and either a bachelor of science or bachelor of arts in communication in five years.
Area of Study: Any
The dual degree program offers students the opportunity to earn either a bachelor of music or bachelor of arts in music and either a bachelor of science or bachelor of arts in communication in five years.
Area of Study: Any
The study and performance of dance.
Area of Study: Dance
Interdisciplinary coursework in the analysis of traditional and new media.
Area of Study: Film + Television
The study of the physical and physiological principles underlying communication.
Area of Study: Audiology + Hearing Science, Neuroscience/Cognitive Science, Speech/Language Pathology
The art and technology of sound design in film and video, new media, theatre, radio, and art installations.
Area of Study: Sound Design
Theatrical performance, design, and history, literature and criticism.
Area of Study: Theatre History, Literature, and Criticism
A selective program, requiring auditions for first and second year students majoring in theatre, voice and dance.
Area of Study: Music Theatre