DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES AND COMMUNICATION ARTS

DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES AND COMMUNICATION ARTS

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

The department was carved out the Original Department of Linguistics in 1990. The Department established a Diploma Course in Yoruba Communication Arts in 1997 to train potentials as well as practicing Professionals for the Mass Media, the Theatre and related fields.  The department later established a Part-time B.A Degree in Yoruba and Communication Arts.

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HISTORY OF THE THEATRE ARTS AND MUSIC DEPARTMENT

HISTORY OF THE THEATRE ARTS AND MUSIC DEPARTMENT

The Department of Theatre Arts and Music was founded in the year 2001. The B.A. Theatre Arts programme is an offshoot of the Diploma in Theatre, Television and Radio Productions which was under the Department of English. The success of the Diploma programme under the Department of English stimulated the then VC, Professor Fatiu Ademola Akesode to facilitate the creation of a full fledged Department of Theatre Arts and Music.

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