Welcome to the Communication Department
Students who successfully complete our program will demonstrate the ability to effectively investigate, question, appreciate, communicate, collaborate, evaluate, and adapt to change. Click here to view our complete mission statement.
The Communication Department offers a variety of courses that meet the interest and desired skill sets of our students. Communication majors will complete the same core curriculum in addition the coursework in one of three (3) concentration areas. Click here to view our overall program. Majors in communication choose one of the following three (3) concentrations:
Advertising and Promotions
Promising advertising practitioners explore various faces of the advertising and public relations industries- copywriting, design, branding and campaign development – while refining their creative skills in an energetic, learn-by-doing atmosphere. Click here for more information about the Advertising and Promotions concentration.
Film, Television, & Digital Production
Aspiring filmmakers and content creators develop their understanding of professional theory and techniques that prepare them for careers in all aspects of the media production industry. Click here for more information about the Film, Television, and Digital Production concentration.
Personal and Professional Communication
Emerging professionals develop their ability to connect and collaborate with others by exploring the complexities of human communication and developing skills for effective interaction in any interpersonal, relational, or organizational context. Click here for more information about the Personal and Professional Communication concentration.
Students may also choose to minor in Communication.
Department Chairperson: Dr. Linda Sampson
Phone: (203) 392-5377
Department Secretary: Carol Culmo
Phone: (203) 392-5377
Follow us on Twitter @ComSCSU to find out about the latest jobs and internships in our field. You will also be notified about departmental news including events, awards, competitions, and so much more! Keep in touch with us and network with our alumni by joining our group on LinkedIn.