The School of Communication’s flexible, integrated and multidisciplinary approach will prepare graduates to efficiently and effectively navigate this ever-changing digital world. It will combine innovative practice skills and theoretical grounding with experiential learning opportunities. It will enhance student experiences through strong ties to industry partners, non-profit organizations and government agencies on a local, national and global level.
Communication Studies and Mass Communication are the foundation for the School of Communication. Participating disciplines include Art & Design, Film Studies, Technical Communication, and World Languages and Cultures.
We prepare students for professional success and meaningful life experience with skills and competencies of ethical and effective communication. The curriculum cultivates career-ready practices and strengths, including critical thinking and problem solving, research and presentation skills, leadership, relationship building, digital literacy, and global and intercultural awareness. Our graduates excel in a variety of professions with their abilities to lead, influence, and relate to diverse communities and audiences.
We prepare students to become engaged, knowledgeable, and ethical communicators, advocates, and storytellers. We inspire students to embrace media technologies, create diverse stories, think critically about media institutions, and foster the public good by advancing socially responsible mass communication through education, research, and service.