The Department of Communication invites students to pursue their specific interests by offering a variety of interdisciplinary elective options within the major. For example, students might choose to take a two-course sequence in marketing, a three-course sequence in journalism, or a two-course sequence in video production as part of their major. Students also have the option to fulfill major requirements with coursework on web authoring and publishing, the psychology of mass communication, writing for new media, multimedia writing, and more.
Graduates in Communication will leave NCWU trained to think deeply about how communication processes relate to many of today’s most important issues, which will serve them well in various professional contexts. Graduates will also understand that effective communication can bring people together across cultural contexts, including how to communicate with care and respect for others, providing them with essential asses in an ever-connected world.