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School of Media & Communication

School of Media & Communication

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The major in Advertising prepares students for media, agency, and corporate advertising careers.

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Major & Minor

The Broadcasting program integrates classroom learning with hands-on practical media experience.

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Communication Studies

The Communication Studies major provides students a platform for understanding the diverse ways communication creates, maintains, and transforms relationships, organizations, institutions, and society.

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Corporate and Organizational Communication

The Corporate and Organizational Communication major prepares students to understand and apply communication theories and concepts that explain human interaction in the workplace.

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Choose between our immersive, pre-professional BFA in Film Production or our flexible liberal arts BA in Film.

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Major & Minor

The Journalism program helps students develop strong writing, editing, storytellling, and any other valuable skills.

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Public Relations

The Public Relations major emphasizes strategic communication through research and measurement, planning, targeted written communication tactics, and ethical practice to influence public opinion.

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Visual Journalism & Photography
Major & Minor

Visual Jounalism & Photography offers curriculum that prepares students to produce content-driven images for paper and electronic publications.

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All Department Courses

View all of the courses our department offers.

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For Incoming Freshman and Current Students

The School of Media & Communication and PCAL offer many competitive scholarships, grants, and awards.

Comm Scholarships & Grants     Media Scholarships & Grants

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Paige Allbright WKU

Paige Allbright
B.A. in Communication Studies

[This Department] has absolutely prepared me for the start of my career in this industry and has given me so much confidence in my capabilities. Working in the Communications field, one has their hand in so many different pots; and the diverse curriculum informed my understanding of all the different facets of the industry.


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Jake Moore
B.A. in Journalism

The program challenged me as a writer, a journalist and as a person. But at the same time, I always knew there were folks in my corner to help me along the way.



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