Introducing the all new Strategic Communication Track

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The Department of Communication is excited to introduce its new Strategic Communication track.
Strategic Communication combines advertising account management, public relations and visual communication.
Strategic Communication will offer a wide assortment of classes starting Fall 2015.
For more information, click here. 

USA's Department of Communication

The purpose of the Department of Communication is to provide economically and ethically diverse students with core copetencies, within the context of a broad liberal arts and sciences cirriculum, which will prepare them to be independent, critical thinkers who uphold the highest ethical standards as communication leaders in a global society. 

Given this purpose, the department attempts to meet individual performance and career needs with a flexible curriculum. Students select one of the 5 concentrations offered and confer with their advisors to plan their courses of study. These focused areas of study help to prepare students for several employment possibilities.

The 5 concentrations of study offered in Communication are: Communication Studies, Digital Cinema and Television, Journalism (Print Journalism and Broadcast Journalism), and Strategic Communication. Students pursuing a degree in Communication must also have a minor in another discipline. 

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