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Brian Robinson, Department Chair
Humanities Department
(931) 393-1674
Simon Hall 114A

Bobbie Underwood, Secretary III
Humanities and Languages
(931) 393-1700
Simon Hall 114A

Speech and Theatre

Associate of Arts (University Parallel-Area of Emphasis) Degree Checklist

Program Description

As one of the Humanities, Speech and Theatre students will be exposed to a number of English courses, but will also enjoy being introduced to...
  • theatre appreciation
  • training in the development of articulate speech
  • the development of skills for effectively reading aloud and for public speaking
  • practices for effective story-telling
  • all phases of play production from casting to costuming and directing
  • course curricula that prepares students for bachelor's degree completion at any one of Tennessee's colleges or universities

Practical Experience

Students will be provided opportunities to develop skills in the following areas:
  • verbal communication
  • written communication
  • specific voice training and diction
  • theatre production - casting, staging, costuming, make-up, lighting and direction
  • public speaking
  • story-telling
  • understanding and appreciation of the arts

Career Opportunities

  • marketing communications manager
  • speech writer
  • drama instructor
  • actor
  • theatre production