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Communication Arts: About Us

Who We Are

The department prepares students to assume roles as communication professionals in television and radio stations, film, advertising and public relations firms, media industry, newspapers, and other public and private organizations.  The jobs range from television, film and music producing to desktop publishing specialists to media reporters to administrators.

The department also echoes the university's goal to provide an education directed toward the self-development of a fully human person; to pursue truth and academic excellence; and to provide an effective learning environment while fostering concern for the environment, justice, and peace.  Students are also encouraged to develop critical, creative, and independent thinking skills and to examine contemporary issues while fostering an awareness and appreciation of a pluralistic society.

Department Programs

The Undergraduate degree has one proposed and three standing program options: 

  1. Digital Media and Broadcast Production (Film as Video)
  2. Advertising and Public Relations
  3. Journalism (Electronic and Broadcast)
  4. Ad Hoc Program in Communication Art

 

You select a program upon entry in the department and/or in consultation with the department Chairperson.

The Graduate degree has five program options:

  1. Media Management
  2. Production
  3. Health Communication
  4. Corporate Communication
  5. Interdisciplinary (you design your program with an advisor)

 

You select a program upon entry in the department and/or in consultation with the department Chairperson.

Professional Internships

Internships provide practical experience under the direction of qualified professionals at cooperating organizations in all of the areas of specialization in Communication Arts. An internship may be arranged with organizations in various geographical locations to meet the student's career objectives.


 


Communication Arts Department | 100 Performing Arts Center
Contact us | 570-348-6209 | comm@maryu.marywood.edu