Department of Communication


The Department of Communication provides opportunities for degrees at the BA and MA level. The varied programs offer an integrated introduction to the fields of journalism, film, video, audio, public relations and theatre. Courses of study in media combined with production-oriented classes make graduates productive citizens in an increasingly global and technological economy.  

Learn more about each of our programs:

  • BA in Communication
  • Minor in Communication
  • Minor in Visual Communication
  • MA in Professional Communication

Great communicators are not only great employees, but effective leaders as well. This degree builds awareness of how to communicate information to diverse audiences effectively and confidently, and how to connect with other people in a way that can be persuasive and beneficial to everyone. Good communication skills are essential in just about every industry, so this degree gives an advantage to those who can communicate powerfully both with the written and spoken word. With careers ranging from television producers, radio broadcasters, news journalists, theatre directors and screenwriters, film editors and producers, PR copy writers and marketing specialists, a communication degree prepares students with a huge variety of options and careers.