College of Communication and Fine Arts

Troy University


A world of opportunities awaits you within Troy University’s College of Communication and Fine Arts (CCFA). As a vital part of a dynamic, global university, TROY’s CCFA blends tradition with innovation to provide opportunities for every student to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to be successful in an ever-changing world.

Within the college’s six programs you’ll be introduced to new and emerging technologies that exist within the global marketplace specific to your area of study. Here, you’ll hone your entrepreneurial skills, learn innovative strategies, problem solve using your creative and critical thinking skills and be involved in interdisciplinary and international collaborations, all while developing a deeper understanding of the human condition.

If your passion is in mass communication and media, English literature or language and composition, you will find challenging and rewarding educational opportunities within our Hall School of Journalism and Communication and Department of English. If your personal goals include developing fluency in a new language or refining the skills needed to create and design art, you’ll find a welcoming and encouraging environment within our Department of Modern Languages and Classics and Art and Design programs. If you are looking to compose or record music or to develop your performance or teaching skills in music, theatre or dance, our John M. Long School of Music and Department of Theatre and Dance will offer you a variety of “hands-on,” “real world” experiences that will prove to be invaluable when you step onto the world stage.

The CCFA is home to more than 700 undergraduate and graduate majors from across the country. Our faculty is a diverse community of scholars, teachers, artists, conductors, composers and performers—all professionals who realize every student deserves the best possible education.

The mission of the CCFA is to provide opportunities for students to become independent learners capable of making intelligent choices based on a value system. The CCFA focuses on excellence in academic performance, enhancement of student lives and preparation for careers in an ever-changing world.


TROY professor named as official Steinway & Sons Artist

TROY - Dr. Hui-Ting Yang, assistant professor of piano and coordinator of piano activities in Troy University's John M. Long School of Music, has been named as an official Steinway Artist.

Steinway and Sons has cultivated relationships with pianists from every genre and has named close to 1,600 official Steinway Artists worldwide. Artists such as classical pianist Lang Lang, jazz pianist Diana Krall, pop icons Billy Joel and Harry Connick, Jr., as well as the likes of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Arthur Rubinstein have worn the mantle of Steinway Artist.

Steinway Artists must go through a lengthy application process and satisfy three main criteria: have musical ability and recording history, be a currently performing pianist and be a purchaser and owner of their own personal Steinway piano, said Dr. Larry Blocher, Dean of TROY's College of Communication and Fine Arts.

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