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Communication and New Media majors become effective, confident and ethical communicators, honing critical and creative thinking skills.

If you're a "people person," Communication and New Media studies is for you. The experience you'll gain in speaking, writing, collaborating, and creating visual messages prepares you for success in career, community and life.

Communication Studies is an interdisciplinary, liberal arts program designed to help students develop fundamental communication skills including:

  • Information gathering and processing
  • Problem solving
  • Audience analysis
  • Written, oral and visual mastery

In this major, you'll learn to persuade, influence, negotiate, generate and adapt ideas. Through project work, you'll plan, organize, evaluate, and solve problems. There is ample opportunity for practical experience in a variety of communication fields, including journalism, advertising and public relations. The program also offers several course sequences to complement work done in other liberal arts and professional majors.

News and Updates

Stay up to date with the most recent communication and new media studies program news and events; visit the department of communication and new media Studies page.