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Communication & Media Studies Major



The Majors and Minors section of the academic catalog explains graduation requirements. You can also read more about courses in the Undergraduate Course Listings section of the academic catalog.

Degree Plans

Sample degree plans provide a glimpse of what your schedule may look like as you complete this program.

Available Emphases

Mass Communication

The mass communication emphasis develops radio, journalism, and speaking skills.

WGRN, the College 300 watt FM radio station, serves as a learning lab for mass communication majors. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, and is run almost entirely by students. The station also airs online at

Public Relations

The public relations emphasis provides the student with concepts, skills, and experience to become a public relations practitioner in promotions, publicity, community affairs, and special events planning.

Speech Communication

The speech communication emphasis is a generalist degree and prepares the student for graduate school or a position in human resources, personnel management, or any field in person-to-person communication.

Career Opportunities

Corporate, Health Care and Educational Public Relations Practitioners

Playwright, Theatre Professor, Professional Actor

Radio Disc Jockey



Special Events Planner


Radio Production Manager