Welcome to our program
The majors and concentration in the School reflect the diversity of the field of Communication. Students in the School of Communication are provided with a solid academic background that promotes written and critical thinking skills, as well as theoretical and applied knowledge. Graduates will find themselves in a position to take leadership roles in any of the disciplines aligned with the field of communication. The ever-evolving School of Communication provides three exciting and demanding majors (Communication, Digital Media, and Marketing Communication/Advertising); each of which are a starting point for a career in our dynamic, ever changing world.
Opportunities for intense, professional application in individual interest areas are available through a series of internships, including the semester-long internship, and the senior thesis in the final year.
The Bachelor of Science in Communication provides a breadth of coursework that engages students in exploring multiple areas of this dynamic field.
Providing a blend of visual, oral, and written communication, the core in the Digital Media major creates an exciting synergy between journalistic methods (writing, interviewing, storytelling) and applied production skills.
The Digital Media major boasts two uniquely specialized concentrations: Digital Journalism and Digital Filmmaking.
Students who study Marketing Communication/Advertising take a variety of classes that touch all aspects of this complex industry, including advertising, public relations, and integrated marketing.