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Communication Studies & Theatre

Develop your communication skills and pursue your interest in theatre by enrolling in one of the dynamic courses offered by the Alexandria Campus Communication Studies and Theatre (CST) department!

We offer courses that include Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Small Group Communication, Intercultural Communication, Business and Professional Communication and Introduction to Speech Communication to help you enhance your communication abilities and be a more effective communicator. In the area of theatre, we offer Acting I, Acting II, Theatre Appreciation and Theatre Workshop (a technical theatre course). We also have several film courses that include Screenwriting, Acting for the Camera and Film Appreciation.

The communication courses are available during the day, evenings and on weekends during the 16- and 8-week sessions for Fall and Spring semesters, and throughout the Summer sessions. In addition to meeting your CST graduation requirement, please consider taking another CST class as an elective or making CST your major field of study. You can obtain a degree in Liberal Arts with a specialization in Speech and Communication and a Theatre Certificate through our program. 

All CST courses have no prerequisites. Students are required to take a CST course to complete their graduation requirement.