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Speech and Theatre Education Program Mission and Goals

Mission Statement:

The mission of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts is to prepare students (I) ethically, (II) personally, (III) socially, and (IV) academically for the ever-changing world of digital media, theatre and rhetorical arts.

Program Goals:

Students who complete the Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Theatre Education will be able to:

  • Design appropriate theatre and speech education skills across various settings, purposes, and audiences.
  • Build and maintain healthy and effective relationships with peers.
  • Use technology to communicate effectively in various settings and contexts.
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior.
  •  Demonstrate knowledge of the conceptual, historical, and theoretical perspectives that inform the Speech/Theatre Education field.