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School of Arts, Humanities, and Communications

The Bachelor of Music degree in Church Music is no longer offered.

Updated 07/26/06 as part of the 2006-2007 Catalog Supplement.


Faculty and students in the arts, humanities and communications work together with intellectual passion to explore their fields. The strong programs in each area are enriched by interdisciplinary projects that create a unique cultural environment that is Susquehanna University. Our students are challenged to engage in professional discipline as they pursue career interests in the performing and liberal arts. Faculty/student research, applied performances in theatre, music, and art, collaborative learning, internships, service learning and off-campus study add valuable ways to connect theory and the real world.

The School offers the following majors:

  • Art
  • Art History
  • Communications, with emphases in:
    • Broadcasting, Communications Studies, Corporate Communications, Journalism, Mass Communications, Public Relations, and Speech Communication
  • English
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Liberal Studies, with emphases in:
    • Elementary/Early Childhood Education
    • Elementary K-6 Education
    • * Secondary Education certification is available for many majors
  • Modern Languages: French, German and Spanish
  • Music: bachelor of music programs in Performance, Music Education, and Church Music and a bachelor of arts program in Music
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Theatre, with emphases in:
    • Musical Theatre, Performance, Production and Design
  • Writing

Studio and Applied Art Courses for non-majors or non-minors. The following provisions apply to students who do not major or minor in art, communications, music, or theatre: (1) A maximum of 24 semester hours in applied or studio courses in fine arts and communications may be credited toward graduation; (2) not more than 16 semester hours in applied or studio courses taken in a single department may be used toward graduation; and (3) students may take courses in excess of these limits as long as they are not counted toward the 130 semester hours required for graduation.

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