Communication & Media Arts Program

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Department of Communication & Media Arts

Communication & Media Arts is a broad field that touches on every aspect of human social behavior. In Communication courses you will also learn about and experience the convergence of multiple media types and production techniques. Along with traditional communication theory, media writing, and broadcast/print production, you will also learn from and about emerging electronic media.

Students majoring in Communication & Media Arts select a broad concentration in the areas of Advertising & Marketing, Audio, Data Visualization Information Design, Journalism & Public Communication, Media Studies, Motion Graphics and FX
Photojournalism, Video, Visual Communication and Web Design.

Please click here to see the full course list for your concentration.

Requirements are designed for each concentration and introductory courses span the discipline of Communication & Media Arts. Included are:

  • basic communication concepts
  • mass media (print, web, radio and television)
  • public relations
  • media ethics
  • law
  • photography
  • graphic design
  • digital media production


Students are encouraged to combine practical experiences with their college curriculum. All students have an opportunity to participate in the campus media. Those individuals who meet departmental guidelines may elect internships in newspaper, radio, graphics, web, video organizations and a variety of other professional settings.

If you are interested in a career in the field or want a program that offers both a concentration in one professional area as well as a broad-based communication background, consider joining us in the Communication & Media Arts program.