How you communicate can say a lot about you and your career prospects. Whether you’re considering a career in TV and radio, advertising and marketing, law, politics, education, sales, journalism or the performing arts, the program can help you to communicate in smart, creative and effective ways that impact your life—and career. In the communications program, you can enhance your creativity and knowledge in three interdisciplinary areas of study.
You’ll have the opportunity to gain professional experience through internship opportunities at such well-known companies, organizations and programs as CNN, The Daily Show, the New York Yankees, the Tribeca Film Festival and The Sports Channel. Department of Communications alumni achieve great success, working as managers, producers, educators, engineers and entrepreneurs in this diverse industry.
The B.A in Communications offers a solid foundation in Communication Theory, History of Media and Communication and Basic Media Production with three areas of concentration—journalism and public relations, media studies, and digital production and cinema studies.
The Department of Communications offers the following programs:
Communications majors can also enter the Scholar Teacher Education Program in the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education.