Arts & Humanities

Study Art at BHSU and have the opportunity to work beside professional artists who play an essential role in your educational experience. Through the BHSU Art program you will learn everything you need to follow a career in art and art education.


Corporate Communications
The Corporate Communication program integrates both mass communication and business courses. Acquire expertise and skill to work as a communication specialist within a corporate setting. Through cross-disciplinary course work in business and mass communication, students will learn to understand, apply, analyze and articulate the complexities of communication within business, corporate and organizational settings.


Major in English at BHSU and through coursework and advisement, our faculty help you to develop your written and oral powers of thought and expression. Experience a comprehensive background in literature and literary criticism. Be prepared to pursue a number of different careers including graduate school, education, entrepreneurial endeavors, and publishing. Get your degree in BS in English, BS in Composite Communication / English, BA in English, BSED in English.


Graphic Design and Communication
Major in graphic design and communication to gain the necessary graphic and computer design skills and experience to prepare for an exciting, cutting-edge career in advertising, publishing, or public relations. Gain the ability to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas, one of the most highly regarded skills when seeking employment in a creative field.


Mass Communication
The Mass Communication program develops skills and prepares you for a career in the dynamic and fast growing fields of graphic design and computer publishing, photography, telecommunications, journalism, public relations, and multimedia. Gain practical experience by working with the campus TV station, radio station, the student run newspaper as well as through internships.


Modern Languages
Experience the world through language. Knowing another language will both enrich your personal life and improve your career prospects. We offer courses in French, German, Lakota, Russian, and the major and minor in Spanish. Modern language courses can satisfy general education requirements.


The music program at BHSU offers three different majors of study: Music, Instrumental Music Education, and Vocal Music Education. Become prepared to be a music educator and performer. Learn from a diverse faculty who are committed to individual mentoring as they encourage each student to excel in all musical styles and to consider a variety of career applications.


Speech Communication / Speech Communication Teaching
A person who completes a Speech Communication major learns to speak across the whole breadth of speaking contexts: one-on-one, in a small group, in a public situation, in a conflict, in an organization, or through media of various kinds. What you learn in Speech Communication applies to all fields and disciplines.


The theatre program provides an environment where you can develop your intellectual and artistic skills. A full range of courses in the history and theory of drama are complemented by courses in theatrical production techniques. A laboratory for class work is provided by the theatre production program where faculty and students cooperate to create unified works of art.