The Department of Communication and Journalism offers three Bachelor of Arts degrees: a B.A. in Communication, a B.A. in Journalism, and a B.A. in Mass Communication within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
A student must satisfy the degree requirements for ONE of these majors as well as the general education requirements for the University.
Lambda Pi Eta
Student majors in Communication and Journalism are eligible for membership in the Mu Epsilon chapter of the Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society. Requirements for student membership include completion of at least 60 semesters hours, at least 12 semester hours of department coursework, a cumulative grade point average of 3.0, a grade point average in the major of at least 3.25, being in the upper 35% of the graduating class, being in good standing in the University, and displaying commitment to the field of communication and journalism.
Undergraduate Awards: Each year the faculty in Communication and Journalism honor outstanding undergraduate students with four awards. The names of the students are inscribed on plaques mounted in the main office (Dunn 420). Each awardee receives a framed award certificate and a book gift for the University of Maine bookstore. The awards are presented at the department graduation reception in May. For a description of the awards and a list of recipients, please go to the Undergraduate Awards page.