About the Department



The Department of Communication forms competent, creative, and ethical practitioners, educators, and audiences of traditional and new media. Infused with Ignatian values of excellence, service and the promotion of justice, its programs blend theory and practice in preparing students to work at the cutting-edge of multimedia production, journalism, media studies, advertising, and public relations.




Through a wide range of learning experiences— from classroom instruction to online interaction, mentoring to on-the-job training — the circular offerings of the Department lead, in the undergraduate level, to the Bachelor of Arts major in Communication, and in the graduate level, to the Master of Arts major in Communication, and the Master of Arts major in Journalism. The Department also offers Diploma programs in Photojournalism and Multimedia Journalism.