Department of Communications
— Degree Sequences
The Communications Department prepares students for careers in Print Journalism, Public Relations, Radio, Television and Media Design. Students begin production skills courses immediately, gain "real world" experiences through service learning and applied projects, and benefit from small class sizes, The Communications Department is one of 104 programs in the country to earn full accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC).
Note: To graduate, Communications majors must satisfy the "80-65 Rule" of ACEJMC, our department's accrediting agency. This means that the students must complete a minimum of 80 semester hours in courses outside the major, with no fewer than 65 semester hours in the basic liberal arts and sciences. A course must be completed with a grade of at least "C" to be counted in the major.