Major Programs Offered
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.
The BFA in Photography at BHSU offers many opportunities to students interested in photojournalism, commercial photography, or fine art photography. The photography emphasis offers both basic and advanced black and white photography, color photography, digital imaging, photojournalism, and contemporary issues classes. For photography majors, other courses include basic and advanced photography studio lighting, the history of photography, and alternative silver and digital processes.
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.