& Language


Covering everything from Television and Video Production, to Public Relations and Journalism, the Communications Media Department prepares students for careers in all fields of media.


The Languages and ESL department serves students who want to study a new language. We have instructors who are experts in second language acquisition, and we provide academic tutors for all enrolled students.


The Speech Communication curriculum prepares students to communicate confidently and effectively in public, small group, interpersonal, and intercultural contexts.


The English Department is a dynamic group of teachers, researchers, authors, poets, artists, and students. We are connected by our shared passion for language, literature, teaching, learning, and technology innovation.


We offer a variety of courses based on academic need which are designed to help students develop the reading skills and study strategies necessary for success in college level classes.

Visual &
Performing Arts


This degree program is for students wishing to transfer to Bachelor of Architecture schools at accredited colleges or universities. The program provides the equivalent number and type of courses generally required in the first two years of study within a five-year curriculum.


The Art Department offers of a series of fine arts courses in Studio Arts, Art History, Photography and Digital Animation & 3D Design.

Digital Animation

Whether you want to learn rendering, modeling, storyboarding, editing, or electronic game design, our degree programs will provide you with first-class training and skills, and valuable experience in the world of digital animation.


The A.A. Graphic Design Option in the Humanities, is aimed at students wishing to continue their studies at a four-year institution. The Graphic Design A.A.S., is structured for students who wish to gain immediate employment in the field.

Interior Design

Interior Design at Brookdale embraces the definition of the professional interior designer as adopted by CIDA, NCIDQ and ASID.


Completion of an associate degree is the first step toward gaining a position as a teacher, supervisor, or director of choral, instrumental, and/or theater production programs in elementary, middle, or secondary schools, as well as in choral or instrumental organizations.


Brookdale’s Photography department teaches you how to see the world through photographs – from the history and aesthetics of photography to its evolution to a medium of documentation, communication, and personal expression.


At Brookdale, we give our students the opportunity to learn their craft and practically apply it in a safe and supportive environment.


Margaret Natter, Dean
(732) 224-2514

Carol DiBuccio, Institute Administrator
(732) 224-2487

Cynthia Bradbury, Senior Office Assistant