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 professional program preparing individuals to diagnose and treat individuals with hearing and balance related disorder.
Area of Study: Audiology + Hearing Science
Interdisciplinary study of media and communication technologies.
Area of Study: Media + Technology Studies
Academic and interdisciplinary study of film, television, and digital media.
Area of Study: Film + Television
Basic and applied research in normal or disordered communication and learning processes.
Area of Study: Audiology + Hearing Science, Speech/Language Pathology
Academic study of communication in social, organizational, and public settings.
Area of Study: Rhetoric + Public Culture
The study of human behavior and the development of new technologies, leading to a solid foundation for developing innovative technologies and understanding their everyday use.
Area of Study: Interactive Media
Promotes and enhances neuroscience education and research.
Area of Study: Neuroscience/Cognitive Science
Scholarly study of historical and current human theatre and performance.
Area of Study: Adaptation + Ethnography of Performance, Dance, Theatre History, Literature, and Criticism
Intensive, collaborative training in directing for the stage.
Area of Study: Theatre Directing
Original mediamaking rooted in documentary strategies.
Area of Study: Documentary Media, Film + Television
Advanced study in scenery, costume, and lighting design for theatre artists.
Area of Study: Theatre Design
Artistic and professional writing for film, TV, and stage.
Area of Study: Playwriting, Screen Writing
Scholarly and performative study of cultural and literary practices/texts.
Area of Study: Adaptation + Ethnography of Performance, Dance
The study of the role of communication and communication research in improving health and heath care.
Area of Study: Health Communication
An applied program for full-time professionals seeking to enhance managerial communication and leadership skills.
Area of Study: Leadership, Media + Technology Studies, Rhetoric + Public Culture
A program preparing creative people who hope to lead—or start new—arts enterprises.
Area of Study: Leadership
A professional program in the diagnosis and treatment of communication disorders, with a concentration in either speech, swallowing, and language, or learning and behavior.
Area of Study: Speech/Language Pathology
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 audtions for first and second year students majoring in theatre, voice and dance.
Area of Study: Music Theatre
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
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
The Devising and Adaptation module offers students a set of tools for collaboration, for co-authorship, and for investigating a variety of starting impulses for making new performance.
Area of Study: Adaptation + Ethnography of Performance, Theatre Directing
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
The Interactive Arts and Entertainment module introduces students to emerging trends in interactive arts and provides several opportunities to create interactive objects and platforms for a variety of uses.
Area of Study: Interactive Media
The Media and Civic Engagement module studies the effects of media on civic engagement and encourages students to be social responsibility through cross-curricular integration of academic research, practical media-making and community involvement.
Area of Study: Interactive Media, Leadership
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
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 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