Undergraduate Majors

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Communication Studies, B.A.

Communication Studies prepares students for careers in organizational communication, research, media analysis, lobbying, speechwriting, fundraising, and other fields that require a liberal arts education enhanced with communication expertise.

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Journalism, B.A.

Journalism students prepare for careers in broadcast, print and online journalism.

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Media Production, B.A.

The media production major focuses in audio/radio and video/television production and post production. Graduates work as producers, directors, and technicians for films, at radio and television stations, cable networks, production companies, and other independent organizations that produce content for the internet, radio, television, and film.

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Public Relations and Advertising, B.A.

Graduates work in careers such as public relations professionals, social media specialists, advertising copywriters, writers, lobbyists, and researchers, working in agencies, corporations, health care, government, and nonprofit organizations.

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Minors & Certificates

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Speech (Minor)

The speech minor enables students to develop public speaking and presentation skills. It is useful for students interested in careers in business, theater, political science, law, education, social work, ministry, and other areas in which a persuasive public presence is an asset.

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Sports Communication (Certificate)

The Sports Communication Certificate is a 15-credit set of courses designed to give students enhanced credentials for careers involving sports-related journalism, public relations, and media production

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