Department of Communication

Dr. Dennis Cali, Chair

The Department of Communication offers the Master of Arts in Communication degree. This communication degree provides academic preparation for those pursuing professional careers in speech communication, teaching, and journalism, and will develop critical understanding of communication, aesthetics and cultural education. The department also participates in the Master of Arts and Master of Science degree programs in Interdisciplinary Studies and offers elective courses for students seeking other graduate degrees. The Interdisciplinary Studies degree program is in the graduate section of this catalog.

The Master of Arts in Communication focuses instruction in two areas: journalism and speech communication. This course of study is designed to 1) prepare students for matriculation to doctoral programs in communication, 2) train degree recipients for teaching responsibilities at the junior college level, and/or 3) provide professional competencies for private and public sector employment.