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Welcome to the Communication Department


Our Mission

Students who successfully complete our program will demonstrate the ability to effectively investigate, question, appreciate, communicate, collaborate, evaluate, and adapt to change. 

our program

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. 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.

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.

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.

Students may also choose to minor in Communication.  

Contact us

Department Chairperson: Dr. Linda Sampson
Phone: (203) 392-5377

Department Secretary: Carol Culmo
Phone: (203) 392-5377

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