The courses offered by the Department of Speech, Communications, and Theatre Arts are aimed at developing and enriching skills in communications and/or performance.
The electives in Speech (SPE) introduce students to voice and diction, oral interpretation, public speaking, the mass media and interpersonal communication.
The Communication Studies program prepares students for careers in areas such as advertising, corporate communications, event planning, human resources, marketing, media planning, political campaign management, and public relations.
The Theatre program provide students with a broad selection of courses ranging from history and criticism to a variety of performance workshops. Courses include acting, technical theatre, and theatre history. Theatre students produce a play, taking it from page through final production. Internships are available with with the Tribeca Performing Arts Center and other New York theaters.
The interdisciplinary Gender and Women’s Studies program focuses on gender as the object of analysis and addresses the many issues, inequalities, social constructions, and realities that gender presents in our contemporary society and throughout history.