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Communication and Media

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 School of Cinematic Arts, including Digital Cinema, Communication and Technology, Journalism, Organizational Communication, and Public Relations and Advertising.

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


Sample Courses:

  • Business and Professional Communication
  • Digital Cinema Production
  • Documentary Studies
  • Editing
  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Public Speaking
  • Screenwriting
  • Storytelling and Style in Cinema
  • Television production

Program Concentrations/Tracks:

  • Latino Media & Communication

Career Options

Common Career Areas:

  • Advertising
  • Copywriting
  • Creative directing
  • Marketing
  • Media consulting
  • Media planning
  • Public relations
  • Publishing


92 percent of 2017 Communication and Media graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.