BACHELOR OF ARTS IN COMMUNICATION
with clusters in Applied Communication, Public Relations and Journalism,
and Radio and Television
Effective communication is vital to The Monmouth Advantage minors in communication, journalism,
success in virtually all careers. It Communication majors may choose a public relations, and screen studies.
is especially important to master course concentration from one of three Monmouth’s proximity to the
communication skills to effectively areas: radio/television, public relations/ professional communication industry
manage information in all forms (for journalism, and applied communication. allows students to take advantage of
example, oral, nonverbal, written, In the contemporary professional world, internship and experiential learning
and visual). As advancing technology communication specialists are expected opportunities as part of the degree
continues to make our world “smaller” to employ competence that draws program. These experiences enable
through increased communication from all three concentrations. Thus, students to obtain important early
channels, the role of the effective students are encouraged to broaden their exposure to their future careers while
communicator is becoming larger and concentration with carefully selected testing skills and concepts learned in
more vital. At Monmouth University, courses from other areas. the classroom.
communication majors are provided
with the skills they need to adapt to and A minor in a related subject (such
meet the challenges of the Information as information technology, business,
Age. graphic design, health, or political
science) is also suggested for further
The mission of the Department of career marketability.
Communication is to develop, offer,
and sustain a comprehensive program Monmouth’s communication faculty
of study that encourages and prepares members take pride in being student
students to become competent oriented, devoted to quality instruction,
writers, speakers, communicators, and eager to provide advising assistance.
critical thinkers, and problem solvers. Faculty members work with students to
Students enrolled in the department’s establish programs tailored to individual
journalism/public relations, radio/TV, needs and interests. In addition to the
and applied communication clusters communication major, Monmouth offers
should acquire a profound, discerning,
and ethical appreciation of the value of
communication practices and processes
in daily life; gain practical experience
through internships, professionally Valuable Online Resources
affiliated clubs, production work, • Apply Online • Customize Your Web Experience
research, and related activities; and • Curriculum Charts • Department Web Site
enter and advance in their chosen • Department Faculty Members • www.monmouth.edu
career paths and goals.
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please visit www.monmouth.edu/humanities.
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