The East Central University Communication and Performance Studies program offers several degree concentrations to students in Communication and Performance Studies. The Communication Department studies the ways human communication impact individuals, societies, and the world. 

Communication and Performance Studies majors participate in a broad variety of activities. They perform and tech stage productions, represent the university in intercollegiate speech and debate competition, and participate in both the American College Theatre Festival and the American College Dance Association Festival. Whatever your interests, you are sure to find something going on at ECU! Majors can choose from four programs and four concentrations: Communication Studies, Speech Education, Theatre, or Musical Theatre. Minors are offered in Communication Studies, Dance, and Theatre.

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Minors Offered


Minor in Communication and Performance Studies - Communication

Minor in Communication and Performance Studies - Theatre

Minor in Dance