Communication and Media Studies Department

Understanding the process of communication is as important to our democracy as public speaking was for the ancient Greeks. Students and faculty consider issues involving gender and communication, multiculturalism, ethics, social media, media and public policy, and more. Learn more about Communication and Media Studies Department.

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BA in Communication Available Online

BA in Communication Also Available Online

In addition to meeting face-to-face in the classroom, The Bachelor of Arts in Communication is available in a 100% online format.
4 plus 1 in leadership studies

4 + 1 Communication and Leadership Studies

Students in Communication may begin working towards a Masters in Leadership Studies while still an undergraduate.
public relations minor

PR Minor

Communication & Media Studies now offers a minor in Public Relations. The PR minor provides students with an introduction to this area and other related professions.

Service Learning Project Gallery

Students majoring in Media Studies take the Service Learning Practicum as their capstone course. Here are a few video projects that were created in the course.

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Tour The CMS Production Studio

Take a video tour of the Communication and Media Studies Production Studio and learn a bit about some of the courses offered there.

Internships in Communication and Media Studies

Students discuss the benefits of a good internship.
Brittany Pace in NYC

Email From a CMS Alumna

Alumna of Communication and Media Studies, Brittany Pace, wrote to share her story of success through the internship program.
Media studies student with camera

Double Major - Communication & Media Studies Requirements

Many students choose to double major in Communication and Media Studies. A total of 51 credits are required to complete this path.

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