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Starkville,MS 39762
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Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts, Theatre concentration

The Department of Communication offers a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with concentrations in Broadcasting, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, and Theatre. Students may choose more than one minor. Students emphasizing in theatre find positions with regional repertory companies with community theatre both on stage and off stage and other professional theatre positions in education, broadcasting and film.

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