Performance and Communication Arts

Coordinator/Dept. Chair: 
Chair: Prof. Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Phone: 
315.229.5724
Campus Address: 
221 Griffiths Art Center
E-mail: 
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Co-Chair: 
Prof. Randall T.G. Hill
Phone: 
315.229.5178
Campus Address: 
220 Griffiths Art Center
E-mail: 

The department of performance and communication arts offers introductory courses appropriate for first-year students in a variety of areas, including rhetoric/public speaking, theater, performance studies, communication studies and dance. Courses offered this coming fall appropriate for first-year students, subject to the availability of seats, are:

  • PCA 100: Beginning Ballet (ARTS)
  • PCA 103: Stagecraft (ARTS)
  • PCA 107: Beginning Acting (ARTS)
  • PCA 111: Rhetoric and Public Speaking (ARTS)
  • PCA/ENG 125: Introduction to Dramatic Scripts (HU)
  • PCA 127: Introduction to Communication Studies (HU)
  • PCA/GNDR/GS 221: Intercultural Communication
  • PCA/MUS 227: Recording Arts with Lab (ARTS)
  • PCA 230: Beginning/Intermediate Modern Dance (ARTS)
  • PCA 235: Intro to Jazz Dance (ARTS) (spring only)