Communication Program

College

  • East Falls Campus
  • College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Earned

Bachelor of Science

Program Type

  • On Campus

Contact Information

Program

Name: Barbara Kimmelman, PhD
Positions:
  • Dean, College of Humanities & Sciences
  • Professor of History
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Curriculum

The program tailors itself to the unique career goals of each student, and provides the key skills necessary to transition into new areas of communications, as the marketplace continues to change and grow.  

Courses shown in bold font are part of the
Communication Core Curriculum

Year 1

  • Pathways Seminar
  • Writing Seminar I: Written Communication
  • Debating U.S. Issues
  • Mathematics (3-4 credits)
  • Scientific Understanding
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Social Media Strategies
  • Research Methods
  • Public Speaking
  • Radio Production

Electives

  • Free Elective (3 credits)

Year 2

  • American Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Writing Seminar II:
    Multimedia Communication
  • Global Diversity
  • Communication as Photography
  • Strategic Communication
  • Text, Sound and Image
  • Visual Communication
  • Media Writing

Year 3

  • Global Citizenship
  • Debating Global Issues
  • Integrative Seminar
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Marketing Elective
  • Journalism in a Multimedia World

Communication-Related Minor

  • Communication-Related Minor 1
  • Communication-Related Minor 2

Communication Electives or Open Minor Option

  • Comm Elective/Open Minor 1
  • Comm Elective/Open Minor 2

Electives

  • Free Elective (3 credits)

Year 4

  • Capstone Folio Workshop
  • Professional Ethics
  • Professional Communication Capstone

Communication Electives or Open Minor Option

  • Comm Elective/Open Minor 1
  • Comm Elective/Open Minor 2
  • Comm Elective/Open Minor 3
  • Comm Elective/Open Minor 4

Electives

  • Free Elective (9 credits)