About the Department
Communication underlies all human endeavors. This degree prepares students to interpret and execute communication to enhance the human experience. Students graduate with marketable skills in writing, speaking and understanding what others are communicating in individual, group and mass media contexts.
The department offers two emphasis areas: Journalism & Media and Interpersonal Communication. Undergraduate students choose one as their primary focus of study and yet take classes in the other area as well. This allows students to acquire a well-rounded education and an understanding of communication in all of its aspects.