Liberty University School Of Visual And Performing Arts Bachelor

Put Your Passion into Practice with Liberty’s Degrees in Communication and the Arts 

Your college education can play a vital role in where and how far you will go in your career. At Liberty, we seek to help set students up for success. Partner with us to gain invaluable industry insight and job opportunities for your work in the fields of strategic communication, communication, digital media, or journalism. Get excited about a career in theater, film production, studio art, or graphic design.

Learn from professors who have years of real-world experience in fields ranging from journalism to broadcasting. Get the skills you need to become an actor, director, or scriptwriter through a degree in theatre arts. Join the film and television industry and become a director with Liberty’s film production and content development bachelor’s degree. Join an advertising agency or public relations firm with a degree in strategic communication

Whether you dream of performing on Broadway, working with a nonprofit organization, designing for a prestigious advertising agency, standing out as a light in the world of journalism and media, or building your own business, we have a program for you. Take your talent further with Liberty University.

Communication and the Arts Bachelor Degree Programs

Acting (B.F.A.)

Communication (B.S.)

Digital Media and Journalism (B.S.)

Film Production and Content Development (B.S.)

Film Production and Creative Development (B.F.A.)

Graphic Design (B.F.A.)

Musical Theatre (B.F.A.)

Strategic Communication (B.S.)

Studio and Digital Arts (B.S.)

Studio Art (B.F.A.)

Theatre Arts (B.A.)

Theatre Arts (B.S.)

    Why Choose Liberty’s Communication and the Arts Bachelor’s Degrees?

    Becoming a successful professional in the communication and art industry is no easy task. You will need training that provides you with industry skills, opportunities, and hands-on experience that pushes your current talent further than you ever thought possible. 

    Pairing your passions with our standard of academic excellence can provide you with innumerable opportunities from now until you land the job you want. The following are just a few of the resources available to you:

    • Award-winning campus media opportunities – Get experience with our radio station the Liberty Flames Sports Network (LFSN)Liberty Champion newspaper, live streaming, and television productions. Become a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), our advertising team, and/or Innovations PR, Liberty’s student-run public relations firm.
    • Major internship opportunities with our Washington Fellowship program – Each of our communication degrees require an internship because they provide the best type of hands-on learning you can find. Plus, according to our Annual Alumni Survey, 30% of our students land a job as a result of their internship.
    • In the film production and content development degree, you will have access to state-of-the-art filming equipment such as RED 8k cameras. Perfect your shots in our editing suites or DaVinci suite. Fine-tune your sound design using our ADR booths, Foley booths, or THX-certified mixing stage.
    • For studio and digital arts students, we provide the latest technology, software, and hardware to allow creative freedom and experimentation. You can use these to create innovative projects in character creation, 3D modeling, and virtual reality!
    • As a theatre arts student, you will have access to Liberty’s Alluvion Stage Company, a professional theater company that allows students and professionals to perform together. We also have a Black Box Theater, various dressing rooms, a green room, and a scene shop you can use.

    Come join Liberty and our communication and the arts students as we champion Christian values in industries that need them most. Gain the skills and confidence you need to enter the professional arts and entertainment sector and make a difference. Change starts with you.

    Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

    Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

    • Admission application
    • Official high school transcripts
    • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
    • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
    • Admission essay

    *Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.

    School of Communication and the Arts Bachelor’s Degree Information

    • Residential 
    • 120-126 total credit hours
    • Transfer in up to 75% of your total degree
    • Check out our course catalog!