School of Communication & Arts

In the School of Communication & Arts, you have the chance to not only dive deeper into your passion, but apply what you love to do on your very first day. You deserve to show the world what you have to offer. Here, that’s exactly what you do.

Ever dream about acting on stage in front of thousands of people? How about making your directorial debut in your very own film or documentary? Want to see people stop in mid-step when they see your photography or artwork on display or nod along to music you composed and recorded yourself?

This just scratches the surface of the BVU School of Communication & Arts. Fine tune the skills and desire you already have and let energetic professors help you show them to the world. In the School of Communication & Arts, you have the chance to not only dive deeper into your passion, but apply what you love to do on your very first day. You deserve to show the world what you have to offer. Here, that’s exactly what you do.

“In the School of Communication & Arts, our students can do what Majors and Minors they love while knowing they are preparing themselves for a successful professional future. Whether you’re working with paint, poetry, or digital media, communication is key in today’s global marketplace. C&A students learn how to send a message.”

Dr. Annamaria Formichella-Elsden

Programs & Majors

Animation Major / Minor
Art Therapy Major / Pre-Professional
Art Education Major / Teaching Licensure
Graphic Design Major / Minor
Studio Art Major / Minor
Arts Management Major
Communication Studies Major / Minor / Teaching Licensure
Digital Media Major / Minor
English Major / Minor / Teaching Licensure
Music Major / Minor / Teaching Licensure
Music Production & Technology Major / Minor
Spanish Major / Minor / Teaching Licensure
Theatre and Media Performance Major / Minor
Writing Studies Minor

School of Communication & Arts Faculty

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Peter  Steinfeld

Dr. Peter Steinfeld

Interim dean, School of Communication and Arts

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Jerry  Bertrand

Mr. Jerry Bertrand

Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   David  Boelter

Mr. David Boelter

Associate Professor of Art

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Jamii  Claiborne

Ms. Jamii Claiborne

Associate Professor of Digital Media

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Mary  Donato

Ms. Mary Donato

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Annamaria  Formichella Elsden

Dr. Annamaria Formichella Elsden

Professor of English

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Andrea  Frantz

Dr. Andrea Frantz

Professor of Digital Media

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Francesca  Gentile

Dr. Francesca Gentile

Assistant Professor of English

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Mary  Gill

Dr. Mary Gill

Professor of Communication Studies

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Merrin  Guice

Dr. Merrin Guice

Assistant Professor of Vocal Music

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Gwen  Hart

Dr. Gwen Hart

Assistant Professor of English Composition

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Jerry  Johnson

Mr. Jerry Johnson

Assistant Professor of Digital Media

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Bryan  Kampbell

Dr. Bryan Kampbell

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   David  Klee

Dr. David Klee

Associate Professor of Instrumental Music

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Bethany  Larson

Dr. Bethany Larson

Associate Professor of Theatre

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   James  McFadden

Dr. James McFadden

Associate Professor of English Composition

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Mary  Mello-Nee

Ms. Mary Mello-Nee

Associate Professor of Art

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Steven  Mills

Dr. Steven Mills

Assistant Professor of Spanish

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Matthew  Packer

Dr. Matthew Packer

Assistant Professor of English

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Brian  Pattie

Mr. Brian Pattie

Instructor of Communications

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Miranda  Pollock

Ms. Miranda Pollock

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   David  Walker

Mr. David Walker

Assistant Professor of Theatre

!faculty.salutation.selectValue   Jared  White

Dr. Jared White

Assistant Professor of Spanish

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