Communication & Dramatic Arts

Communication Option

Media Lab On Air

The program in Communication is designed to provide an option within the Department of Communication and Dramatic Arts for the student interested in the theories and skills involved in journalism, broadcasting, and public relations.

 COMM 1000 Cornerstone of Communication 3
 COMM 2100 Media and Culture 3
 COMM 2703 Media Writing I 3
 COMM 2743 Media Writing II 3
 COMM 4130 Research Methods 
 COMM 4820 Media Law and Ethics 3
 Journalism/Broadcasting: COMM 2783 Broadcast Journalism; COMM 3760 Basic Video; COMM 3743  Advanced Media Writing 9
 Public Relations: COMM 3800 Public Relations I; COMM 3843 Writing for Public Relations; COMM 4800  Public Relations II
 Communication Electives 18
 Communication Hours 
 *Students must complete two 4SH Writing Intensive courses in the content area.  

View the COMM-Journalism advising sheet.

View the COMM-Public Relations (PR) advising sheet.

Career Possibilities

Television Reporter 
Documentary Producer
Radio Broadcast News Professional
News Producer or Director
Event Planner
Media Analyst
Marketing & Advertising Account Executive
Newspaper Reporter
Desktop Publisher
Communications Director
Public Relations Professional
Magazine Editor
Script Writer
Sports Journalism & Broadcasting

Communication Labs

The communication laboratories complement the classroom study of journalism, broadcasting, and public relations by giving you experiences and equipment similar to that you will encounter during your careers. More