Communications Studies | Theatre Arts

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The Communication Studies and Theatre Arts Department prepares individuals to be reflective communicators of the human condition through practical application of digital media, theatrical and rhetorical arts.

The Department offers the following majors: Communications, Public Relations, Speech, Speech and Theatre Education Grades 6-12, and Theatre. The following minors are offered: Communications, Speech, and Theatre.

Communications majors have the opportunity to produce the Advance; Kansas Wesleyan University’s multi-media student newspaper, and produce the Yearbook. The on-campus television and media production facilities give students important skills in producing content-rich electronic communications. Professional internships are available by special arrangement.

Student may compete in Forensics and Debate at Kansas Wesleyan University. The award winning Forensics/Debate Team competes successfully throughout the region and is a member for NFA, AFA, PI KAPPA DELTA and Christian National Forensics.

The Theatre Arts program offers main-stage productions, student directed One-Acts and Senior projects. Theatre joins with the Music Department to produce Opera and Musical productions. Students in theatre have the opportunity to perform and technically assist a variety of theatrical productions throughout Salina.