Our college is the premiere destination for Fine Arts and Communication.


The mission of the College of Fine Arts and Communication involves impacting society and helping individuals fulfill their potential with continued excellence.  

Our College is comprised of:

The School of Art and Design, the Department Communication Studies, the Division of Dance, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the School of Music, and the Department of Theatre and Dance.

5 Academic Units

6,489 College of Fine Arts and Communication Students

Dean John Fleming

Dean John Fleming

Dr. Fleming earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. Now Dean of our College, he is passionate about the success of our students.

College by the Numbers:

1,258 Degrees Awarded

82.8% Retention Rate

62% Female Students

38% Male Students

39% Hispanic

44% White

11% African American

2% Asian

Student Opportunities 

  • Our goal is to give our students hands on learning guided by Faculty with professional experiences in their chosen field.
  • Faculty are active Artists, Scholars, and Practitioners who are dedicated to student success.
  • Our community will help open doors as students take this first step into their career.
  • Students will apply what they learn in the classroom to non-curricular activities that will enhance their resume and portfolio.
  • By graduation, students will be prepared to join the ever increasing number of Alumni who are leaders in Fine Arts and Communication.
2023 College Report

2023 College Report

For more information on our college, please read our 2023 College Report.

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