Who We Are

We are students and scholars who embrace the power of communication in oral, written, and mediated forms. We seek to understand the processes of creating and understanding messages.

Our Mission

The Department of Communication, Journalism, and Film prepares graduates of competence and character, who understand communication as a social, intellectual, ethical, and artistic process and who engage in communication and journalism as a responsible human behavior.

Learning Outcomes

  • Majors create and comprehend messages in written, oral, and mediated forms, for a variety of public and personal forums.
  • Majors research and explore both theories and skills, adopting three focal points:  the person, the message, and the medium and cultural context.
  • Majors understand approaches to ethical decision-making in the communication process.