Offered by the Department of Art, Communication, English and World Languages
The Department offers a major in Communication with four concentrations: Electronic Media, Public Relations, Sports Informatiion, and Organizational Communication.
The Electronic Media concentration prepares students for careers in electronic media writing, production and management, sales, on-air talent, audio recording, cable outlets, law, creating internet content, and advertising.
Qualified students are encouraged to participate in the Department’s successful internship program. The intern applicant must have a 2.5 overall GPA and a 3.0 in the major to qualify. Additional experiences may be acquired through COM 2250/4450 Special Projects. Internships may be completed for 6-12 credits for the internship experience. A student may only complete one internship experience for credit.
Upon Completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Develop and improve critical thinking skills through the evaluation of diverse media texts.
- Demonstrate the acquisition of knowledge in the historical, theoretical and current operating principles of electronic media.
- Analyze and make decisions related to media ethical and moral dilemmas based on philosophical principles.