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Communication and Media (BA)

Communication students.
The Communication and Media program is designed for students interested in multiple fields of communication.

You will learn fundamental communication and critical thinking skills needed to enter jobs across the public, private and non-profit sectors.

As a Communication and Media major, you will take courses from a variety of programs in the College of Communication and the School of Cinematic Arts, including Digital CinemaJournalism, Organizational Communication, and Public Relations and Advertising. Depending on your interests, you may take courses in:

  • Business and professional communication
  • Digital cinema production
  • Documentary studies
  • Editing
  • Media and cultural studies
  • Media literacy
  • Public speaking
  • Television production
  • Screenwriting
  • Storytelling and style in cinema

With this program, you may choose to concentrate in Latino Media & Communication. This concentration will teach you how to think critically about all aspects of media and communication, with a particular focus on Latino media and Latino communities. 

We also offer combined bachelor's/master's degree programs, which allow you to complete a bachelor's degree and a graduate degree in five years.

Online Degree Completion

The Communication and Media program offers an online degree completion option where you can take your third and fourth year courses entirely online.

  • Combined BA/MA

    Earn your advanced degree in five years

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