Our Degrees

Every Solution Begins With Communication

Including Your Future

Your Communication and Media degree prepares you to become an effective and ethical communicator in a variety of contexts. All students must choose a specialization, but with the flexibility built into the curriculum, they may also double- or triple-specialize, provided they have room in their educational plan to do so. Our major prepares you for a diverse range of careers, including in journalism, politics, environmental and health advocacy, public relations, non-profits, health, human resources, the law, media, sports, academia, and entrepreneurship.

Communication and Media Major

You will earn a total of 60 credits, 30 in required classes, 10 in electives, and 20 in your specialization.

Specializations

Communication Studies

What can the Communication Studies Specialization offer? Here is an overview about what this specialization can do for you.

Strategic Communication

Interested in our Strategic Communication Specialization? Find out where it may take you.

Journalism

Here are some great insights into our Journalism Specialization and the opportunities you will find.

Want to learn more?

Students talk about their experiences with the three specializations.

Contact Us

  • Rick Malleus, PhD

    Rick Malleus, PhD

    Chair
    Email
    206.296.5344

  • Verna McKinnon-Hipps

    Verna McKinnon-Hipps

    Administrative Assistant
    Email
    206.296.2034