As a student in the Communication and Media Studies program, you will benefit from hands-on opportunities to develop communication and media skills while learning to become a savvy communicator in an ever-changing technological world.
Some key benefits for students of our program include:
- Earning internships with corporate and non-profit organizations
- Creating a digital portfolio (website) featuring your signature work
- Development of strategic communication tools essential for career prep
- Gaining hands-on media experience: writing, radio, and video production
- An emphasis on translating classroom knowledge and theory into real-world abilities
Most importantly, students in this program develop everyday communication competency skills necessary for personal and professional success.
The Communication and Media Studies minor is a 16-unit degree plan that includes an introductory communication and media course, as well as several upper-division electives in communication and applied media production. Learn more about our Minor Requirements in our course catalog.
Our graduates are prepared for a wide range of careers such as digital media strategist, human resources coordinator, strategic communication specialist, journalist and media production professional, media relations manager, research analyst, and so much more.