Communication and Media Studies focuses on the emerging digital forms of media in the 21st Century, with emphasis on human and social communication. Students have opportunities to produce innovative media products that increase and enhance global-intercultural awareness.

Courses emphasize the liberal arts and humanities by focusing on critical thinking, research, production, public speaking, and constantly evolving social diversity issues. The curriculum is designed to construct a foundational framework in the areas of communication, law, education, management, international affairs and other relevant fields of study. The viable framework prepares students for distinguished graduate studies and successful entrepreneurial and professional careers.

Programs of Study

• Mass Communications

• Speech Communications Minor

 

Student Involvement, Media, and Organizations

In its effort to promote quality global learning experiences, the department partners with various organizations to create experiential study-abroad and internship opportunities. Departmental faculty advise the following student clubs/organizations.