Join a dynamic and creative community of artists, designers, performers, and communicators in our Arts and Communications area of study.
By earning a degree or certificate in the area of Arts & Communications you'll be on your way to any of the following career opportunities listed below, and additional opportunities listed on specific pathway maps:
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No high school diploma?
No problem! Our pathways let you earn a diploma and a degree at the same time. The Transitional Studies program can tell you how.
If you are excited to learn, want to study with classmates who share your enthusiasm, and seek an opportunity to work with faculty mentors to explore your unique intellectual interests, our Honors Program is for you.
Explore Career and Degree Pathways
- Creative Writing
- Drama & Speech
- General Arts & Communication
- General Arts & Communication with World Language
- Multimedia Communications
- Music Ensemble (instrumental or vocal)
- SCOPE - Science & Culture of the Olympic Peninsula
- Studio Arts
Arts & Communications Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an ability to analyze how multicultural audiences shape written, visual, oral, aural, and performative communication and its meaning.
- Generate effective written and oral communication for a variety of purposes and diverse audiences.
- Generate effective visual or performative communication.
- Apply basic computational skills to practical applications.
- Recognize functional relationships between and among measurable phenomena
- Apply systematic approaches and logic to solving quantitative problems
- Translate mathematical symbols into words and words into mathematical symbols
- Identify research goals and retrieve information.
- Synthesize, apply, and properly cite information to meet an identified purpose.
- Evaluate the credibility of information and information sources, and distinguish between fact and opinion.
- Interpret and analyze meaning from written, visual, oral, aural, and performative works.
- Analyze and understand diverse individual and community perspectives and values.
- Understand and analyze social justice issues and movements.
- Generate creative works that demonstrate a process of critical reflection, analysis, experimentation, and original thought.
Personal & Interpersonal
- Consider ideas that conflict with individual value systems.
- Function under conditions of ambiguity and uncertainty.
- Work cooperatively and collaboratively with others.