Personalize your education by taking advantage of seven minors offered by the communication and theatre department.


Micayla Hanover

 Our Students 

Micayla Hanover, an English and public relations double major, traveled more than 3,000 miles to attend Maynooth University in Ireland. 

"This trip really helped me figure out more about myself and internalize who I am as a person and how I want to portray myself to others.”
>>> Micayla's story 

Explore a minor in:

  • Church communication
    Coursework from the religion and communication programs are combined for a minor relevant for students interested in serving in church-related organizations. It is an excellent addition to a Biblical and theological studies or worship arts major. 
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  • Communication (not available to communication majors)
    Develop your skills in interpersonal and organizational communication, media studies, journalism and persuasion.
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  • Journalism
    Develop skills in writing, visual communication, digital and interactive technologies essential for careers in digital, print and convergent journalism.
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  • Media production (not available to convergent media majors)
    The media production minor provides instruction to create, edit and produce journalistic and communication content through social media and digital platforms.
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  • Media studies (not available to convergent media majors)
    Learn the history, theory, and ethical and social impacts of television, film, social media and other digital and interactive media.
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  • Public relations
    Courses in journalism, graphic design, marketing, analytics and crisis communication offer a preparation for a career as a communication liaison and strategist in nonprofit and corporate settings.
    >>> course requirements
  • Theatre

    Theatre study at Bluffton provides training and experience in many performance areas such as acting, directing, set construction, makeup design and execution, costuming, lighting and sound design and stage management. Participation in Bluffton theatre productions gives you a chance to experience all facets of theatrical production.
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