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Communication and journalism

Communication Major: Communication Studies Track
Communication Major: Journalism Track
Communication Minor

Journalism Minor


Marston Hall

FACULTY:  Lorelle Jabs, Rick Jackson, Debbie Pope, Bill Purcell, Todd Rendleman, Shannon Scott, Debra Sequeira

The Department of Communication and Journalism prepares graduates of competence and character who will understand communication as a social, intellectual, ethical, and artistic process. They will also engage in communication and journalism as a responsible human behavior.

Admission to the Major
Applicants for a major in Communication must display a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (i.e., 4.0 = A) in all college work applicable to the degree or 3.0 in the 45 credits immediately preceding application for the major. A student must complete the major requirements in effect when admitted to the major.

Foreign Language Requirement
All students who complete the Communication major must display proficiency in a foreign language. For ways of displaying proficiency, see Competency Requirements in the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of the Undergraduate Catalog.

For those majoring in Communication, the foreign language proficiency requirement is not satisfied as part of the community-college direct transfer degree unless the transcript records completion of adequate foreign language coursework.

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