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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN COMMUNICATION with clusters in Applied

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									                    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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