The department offers specialized majors and minors in Communication (COM), Theatre and Interpretation (TAI), and Dance (DAN). For those interested in teacher preparation, a Speech Education major and minor are offered at the secondary level. The major includes three possible concentrations: COM (IPC), TAI, and Generalist. The department also participates in the interdisciplinary Language Arts program, which offers a major and minor at the elementary teaching level, the interdisciplinary integrative Public Relations program and the interdisciplinary Music Theatre program.
Students considering a COM, DAN, IPR, LANGUAGE ARTS (Elementary Education), MUSIC THEATRE, SPEECH (Secondary Education), or TAI major or minor are encouraged to meet with a faculty advisor to discuss prerequisites and the appropriate sequencing of classes. An advisor can be obtained in Moore 333 or by calling 989-774-3177.