The Department of Communication Arts, located within the College of Arts & Humanities, 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, Multimedia Film & Production, Multimedia Journalism, Public Relations, and Theatre.  They work together and with faculty on research projects, state-of-the-art productions, events, online news outlets, and broadcasts.

Degree programs are offered on the Statesboro and Armstrong campuses.
Statesboro Campus
Communication Studies
Multimedia Film & Production
Multimedia Journalism
Public Relations
Questions? Dr. Abby Brooks, Assistant Chair, abrooks@georgiasouthern.edu

Armstrong Campus
Communication Studies
Questions? Professor Pamela Sears, Assistant Chair, psears@georgiasouthern.edu
Dean Cummings, assistant professor in Multimedia Film & Production, has been selected as one of AEJMC’s Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professors for 2018-2019. Dr. Cummings will be working with WPTV in West Palm Beach, Florida. For more information on the visiting professor program, click here.
Associate Professor of Communications and Africana Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, received the National Communication Association’s 2017 Black Caucus Rex Crawley Outstanding Service Award. Read more.
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Upcoming Events:

The Annual Theatre kick off event returns.

If you are an actor, director, playwright or just want to join in on the fun come to the Black Box Theatre on Friday, August 17, at 7 p.m. Join us for pizza and games and then, we will randomly match playwrights to director to casts. Your team then has until 3 p.m. on Saturday to write and rehearse a short play. We tech at 5 p.m., house opens at 7 p.m.and we perform at 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Theatre South

Auditions are open to all students.
You do not need to have a side prepared.Please sign up for an audition time at the box office located on the first floor of the Center for Art & Theatre.Go to the Theatre Audition Page for more information.



Assistant Professor of Multimedia and Film Production Matt Hashiguchi’s film “Good Luck Soup” broadcast nationally on PBS recently. Read more about this airing here. For more information on Hashiguchi’s project, click here.
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