School of Arts, Communication & Media

Student DJ in Radio SLCC studio Music student in recording studio Video student using Adobe Premiere

The School of Arts, Communication & Media, located in the state-of-the-art Center for Arts and Media at South City Campus, offers a diverse array of disciplines and programs that engage and inspire all Salt Lake Community College students. The convergence of talent among students, faculty and staff produces a quality educational experience unmatched by any other two-year college.

Read on to learn more about the School's departments and programs.


TV studio control board in the Center for Arts and Media

With brand-new studio spaces for radio and television and a dedicated newsroom, the Communication Department is the best resource for students to develop the verbal, written and visual skills to convey their message to the world.

The department sponsors and directs a vibrant Mass Communication Center that allows students to experience journalism, radio, television and video, and the Internet. Students produce content for The Globe Newspaper (print and online), Radio SLCC (audio/radio), MCC-TV (video) and SLCCTV (broadcast television).

Visual Art & Design

Student using animation software in the Center for Arts and Media

Visual Art & Design provides a variety of disciplines in both traditional and digital media, each of which are designed for every student to obtain the most worthwhile personal and professional development in a growing field.

The visual arts allow students to produce creative works in traditional formats, such as paint, photography, or sculpture, and develop technological creations in animation, graphic design and multimedia. Architecture is latest program to be included under Visual Art & Design.

Performing Arts

Professor Mark Davis working with film students on set

The Performing Arts Department enables students to discover and diversify their talents through an assortment of platforms, in environments which encourage and celebrate freedom of expression. Students who major in performing arts can become designers, actors, songwriters, comedians, dancers, musicians and singers.

Additionally, a new MIDI classroom and recording studio enhances the recently-developed music recording programs, and the department's new film stage offers film production students a professional setting to develop their projects.

Fashion Design & Merchandising / Interior Design

The School also contains the renowned Fashion and Interior Design programs, under the direction of Mojdeh Sakaki.