Communication & Media Societyedit
The concentration in Public Communication includes the study of the broad spectrum of skills and principles that make effective communication possible. Effective communicators are confident, articulate, persuasive, appropriate and efficient. What students of Public Communication learn is not only to compose a message properly, but also to identify with their audience to make sure the message is delivered with clarity and certainty.
The core curriculum of Public Communication includes an array of interesting classes which are focused on making the students of the concentration more effective in the public eye.
Major courses include:
- 90356 - Communication and Dissenting Voices
- 90433 - Aesthetics and Criticism of TV
- 90451 - Political Communication
- 90452 - Communication and Gender
- 90453 - Contemporary Communication Seminar
- 77332 - The American Presidency
Students that pursue a Public Communication concentration within their Communication & Media major often set out for careers in fields such as television and/or radio broadcasting, advertising, public relations, sales, and sometimes even elementary school teaching or law.
Communication Major Plan (.PDF Format)