Academic Programs

College of Arts & Humanities

With over 70 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, each year, thousands of students earn degrees from the College of Arts & Humanities and move into the workplace in a wide variety of careers.

Computer screen. Designates degree is also available online.

Art

Our program is devoted to the development of concepts, attitudes and skills in the visual arts within a broad university curriculum of liberal arts orientation.

Communication Studies

Communication Studies is a field of study inviting students to engage in the theoretically-informed practice of communication in their personal, professional, and public lives.

English

English students learn the flexible thinking, creativity, and empathy that the current job market demands and global citizenship requires. Our classes cultivate the adaptable skills of reading and writing, creative and literary thinking, analysis and research, and cutting-edge presentation skills.

Music

Our program reaches beyond expectations, both creatively and academically, and students gain hands-on experience in professional settings. Find your passion creating music, performing on stage, managing behind-the-scenes business details, or educating the next generation.

Theatre Arts

Our program offers an array opportunities exploring a wide range of dramatic literature and movement possibilities in three performance venues. We provide students the highest caliber of training in theatre and the southern Minnesota region with a multifaceted, high-quality theatrical experience.

World Languages & Cultures

Proficiency in another language opens doors to opportunities in many professional fields. Students acquire knowledge and skills in global citizenship, diversity, and critical thinking with local and worldwide relevance. We also offer study-abroad opportunities to enhance the learning experience.