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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Open House for Communication and Media Studies

Communication and Media Studies Open House

Come help us break in our new office space and enjoy a light lunch at 119 Payson-Smith Hall on the Portland campus.

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Spring CMS courses

Spring 2017 Courses in CMS

Check here for Spring 2017 course offerings.
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.

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.
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.

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Internships in Communication and Media Studies

Students discuss the benefits of a good internship.

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.
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.




Communication & Media Studies Open House

12:00 PM, 119 Payson-Smith Hall, Portland Campus, 96 Falmouth Street, Portland, ME 04103