College of Fine Arts and Communication

Dean
John Fleming, Ph.D.
Old Main Building Room 112
T: 512.245.2308 F: 512.245.8386
http://www.finearts.txstate.edu/

Associate Dean
Mary Ellen Cavitt, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Laurie H. Fluker, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Joey Martin, D.M.A.
 

Department Chairs/School Directors
Art and Design–Michael L. Niblett, M.F.A.
Communication Studies–Steven Beebe, Ph.D., Interim
Journalism and Mass Communication–Judith B. Oskam, Ed.D.
Music–Thomas S. Clark, D.M.A.
Theatre and Dance–Debbie R. Alley, M.F.A.

The College of Fine Arts and Communication offers four undergraduate degrees:

  • the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.),
  • the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.),
  • the Bachelor of Music (B.M.), and
  • the Bachelor of Science (B.S.).

A wide range of programs are available within the disciplines of art and design, theatre and dance, music, mass communication, journalism and communication studies.

In addition to the college’s formal degree programs, students have the opportunity to pursue a number of co-curricular programs. These are available to all Texas State students, regardless of major or minor, and range from acting, marching band, wind ensemble, choir, orchestra, jazz bands, classical guitar, concert bands, multicultural ensembles, debate, attendance of art exhibits, lectures and workshops, to production work for KTSW, the campus radio station, or the student newspaper, The University Star.

Academic Advising Center

Old Main Building Room 118

T: 512.245.1932 F: 512.245.8334
www.advising.finearts.txstate.edu

The College of Fine Arts and Communication Academic Advising Center provides students with advising on academic and administrative issues. Students are informed about matters related to academic majors and career possibilities, the selection of appropriate courses, and the choice of an education program leading to a Bachelor’s degree. The Advising Center is a resource for current students and for prospective students who are considering a major or minor in the College of Fine Arts and Communication.