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Strategic Communication Concentration
The department of communication is excited to introduce its new concentration, Strategic Communication. Strategic Communication will combine advertising account managment, public relations and visual communication.
This concentration will be offered beginning during the fall semester of 2015 and will be offering new classes. 
For more information, click here.
Annual High School Public Speaking Contest (HSPSC) 
         The annual HSPSC will be on April 16, 2015. For rules and regulations, please click here. For the entry form, please click here.
If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Department of Communication at 380-2800. 
Funding Opportunities for Students
Please click here to see new funding opportunites for students interested in
gender, gender dynamics, and/or women's history.
Hanna Endowed Communication Scholarship: Do you excel? 
Dedicated to your studies and don't want to graduate with student loans?
Apply to receive one of two Hanna Communication Scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Criteria is: (1) Hold junior/senior status with a declared major in Communication, (2) Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA,
and (3) Demonstrate financial need. Deadline to apply is Friday, April 3, 2015 at 5 p.m. 
Go to our  "Scholarships" page for more information about the scholarship.

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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