The Department of Communication Arts, the largest department in the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, provides a forum through which students can develop life skills such as confidence in oral and written presentations, communication skills, and critical analysis and problem solving skills.

Students in the Department represent a broad spectrum of majors, interests, and career possibilities in Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Journalism, Multimedia  Communication (information, production and film), Public Relations, and Theatre.  They work together and with faculty on research projects, state-of-the-art productions, events, online news outlets, and broadcasts.


Attention Students:

As you are registering for your Fall 2014 classes, keep the following changes in mind:

JOUR — now under either MMJ or COMM
MMC — now under either MMFP or COMM

Upcoming Events:

Hamlet by William ShakespeareHamlet web2
Directed by Lisa L. Abbott
Placing Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy in the modern world of surveillance cameras and cell phones, Theatre & Performance will be combining film and live theatre to explore the Tragedy of the Danish Prince. Denmark is in a state of unrest; the King is dead and his brother has assumed the throne and married the Queen. Norway is on the verge of invasion and power and information are for sale to the highest bidder. And everywhere there are cameras, privacy is no longer guaranteed. Within this atmosphere of chaos and suspicion Prince Hamlet must decide whether or not to avenge his father’s death.Wednesday, April 2, to Wednesday, April 9, Black Box Theatre in the Center for Art & Theatre. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. Sunday matineeCall 912-478-5379 for ticket reservationsTheatre & Performance is made possible due to funding from Student Activities Fees.


Congratulations to Christian Washington and Mallory Taylor. They won an award for a video they produced for the Adobe Challenge Competition.
FW1Congratulations to the following Theatre program student recipients, nominated for their work on Flyin’ West for Kennedy Center / American College Theatre Festival awards:Irene Ryan National Acting Nominations – Matessia’ Casey, Araba DeGraft, and Khadijah Carter



Alumnus James Kicklighter featured in South MagazineJames Kicklighter - South Magazine
Whitaker inducted into Georgia Theatre Hall of Fame


Communication Arts Department • PO Box 8091; Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5138 • commarts@georgiasouthern.edu