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Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies provides students with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today’s dynamic media market. With a variety of courses available, you will gain knowledge and skills in the areas of public relations, journalism, media production and communication studies.

Foundational Domains of the Program Include: 

  • Communication Studies 
  • Journalism 
  • Public Relations 
  • Media Production 

These areas of study will prepare you with the technical media skills and knowledge needed to excel in the media field, while also preparing you for graduate studies by enhancing critical thinking skills. In this program, you will create media for a variety of outlets, including print, digital and broadcast. A wide range of courses will provide you with skills in written, spoken, electronic, social and web-based communication.

Courses in this major include: 

  • Introduction to Digital Media 
  • Copywriting for media 
  • Digital photography 
  • TV production 
  • Multimedia journalism 
  • Communication law 
  • Principles of public relations 

Through these courses and more, students will achieve a higher degree of media literacy; become more proficient in adapting and applying communication-related skills and technologies; develop and produce media in multiple forms; and research, analyze and apply the outcomes of communication knowledge and skills to better understand and impact society. 

What can you do with this degree? 

  • Journalist 
  • Public relations 
  • Marketing 
  • Writing/editing 
  • TV production 
  • Audio production 
  • Social Media