Welcome to the Department of Communication and Journalism

The Department’s primary educational mission is to offer challenging liberal arts degree programs that include the personal and professional practices and the social contexts of communication, mass communication, and journalism. Through the study of human communication we seek to understand and to improve the human condition. The Department fulfills this liberal arts mission through its undergraduate programs in Communication, Media Studies, and Journalism, and through its graduate programs in Communication and Media Studies.


ATTENTION FULL-TIME JOURNALISM MAJORS: The Spring 2018 Steve Grady Awards for print and multimedia journalism are now open for submission. Applicants must be undergraduate journalism majors who have completed 53 hours by the end of the Spring 2018 semester. Three categories for submission – News, Feature and Opinion – will be awarding a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize total of $350, $250 and $100 respectively. The deadline for submission is April 20, 2018. Click here for full submission details!



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