Department of Communication


The Department of Communication offers two comprehensive, hands-on degree programs to help students achieve academic and personal success:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Media Communication


Communication Studies

Media Communication

Areas of focus:

  • Interpersonal Communication

  • Organizational Communication

  • Public Relations

Students pursuing Communication Studies can earn skills and real-world experience that will help them in their future. Our faculty and experienced professionals teach a wide variety of courses, including media writing, social media, public relations theory and practice, presentations, and design, among others.

To learn more about Communication Studies and to view a general plan of study, click here.

Areas of focus:

  • Journalism

  • Broadcasting & Video Production

  • Social Media

Students pursuing Media Communication earn real-world experience producing broadcast television shows and sporting events as well as working in campus radio and in the live production video truck. Students are trained on digital audio and video, DV cameras and equipment, and the product facilities in our HD television studio. Our experienced faculty also aim to help students develop disciplined and critical thinking and analysis.

To learn more about Media Communication and to view a general plan of study, click here.

Graduates from the Department of Communication can find successful and fulfilling careers in media. They often find work in television, radio, non-profit organizations, corporate communication, print journalism, online journalism, or marketing. For more information on careers, click here.

Last Updated: 10/30/19