College of Arts and Media
|Dean||Ronald Shields, Ph.D.
firstname.lastname@example.org; (936) 294-2772
|Associate Dean||Mia Long Anderson, Ph.D.
email@example.com; (936) 294-2773
|Associate Dean||Penelope Hasekoester, Ph.D.
firstname.lastname@example.org; (936) 294-1330
|Associate Dean||Michael Henderson, M.F.A.
email@example.com; (936) 294-1117
|Department of Art||Edward Morin, M.F.A., Interim Chair
firstname.lastname@example.org; (936) 294-1314
|Department of Dance||Jennifer Pontius, M.F.A., Chair
email@example.com; (936) 294-1300
|Department of Mass Communication||Wojciech Lorenc, Ph.D., Chair
firstname.lastname@example.org; (936) 294-1341
|Department of Theatre & Musical Theatre||Thomas Prior, M.F.A., Chair
email@example.com; (936) 294-1329
|School of Music||Scott Plugge, D.M.A., Director
firstname.lastname@example.org; (936) 294-1360
About the College
The college is comprised of the Departments of Art, Dance, Mass Communication, Theatre & Musical Theatre, and the School of Music—five outstanding divisions in one dynamic college that seeks to inspire, educate, and graduate creative artists and media professionals.
The College of Arts and Media enjoys state-of-the-art facilities in which to present unique and cutting-edge programming. Ranging from the traditional to the experimental, students can explore new frontiers in all their creative endeavors. From digital media to film to animation, broadcast journalism to public relations to graphic design, choreography to composition to conducting, and from stage management to scene design to acting, students in the arts and mass communication can find themselves at Sam Houston.
|Art||Art and Social Practice, MFA|
|Mass Communication||Emerging and Social Media, MA (As of Spring 2023)|
|Mass Communication||Digital Media Production, MFA|
|School of Music||Band Studies, MA|
|School of Music||Music, MM|
|School of Music||Performer's Certficate: Post-Baccalaureate|
|School of Music||Artist Diploma Certificate: Post-Master's|