Journalism prepares students for careers as reporters, photographers, copy editors, and layout designers. Students learn essential writing and reporting skills, and they gain valuable experience as editors and production specialists. Journalism majors are also introduced to courses in digital photography, photojournalism, and advanced photojournalism.
Public Relations prepares students for careers as agency executives and corporate practitioners, entertainment publicists, and non-profit PR practitioners. Classes offer state-of-the-art desktop production equipment to help students produce brochures, newsletters, and press kits. Other courses give practical experience in event planning and multi-media communication.
Organizational Communication prepares students for a variety of careers in business, government, and education. This option is especially useful for students planning to enter professional schools and graduate programs in communication.