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  • Undergraduates choose to major in communication studies because they enjoy studying human interaction and because their studies will enhance their lives and careers.
  • Undergraduates choose to major in communication studies because they enjoy studying human interaction and because their studies will enhance their lives and careers.
  • The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English provides students with a structured program of study, progressing from foundational to upper-division courses in literary, creative and rhetorical studies.
  • The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English provides students with a structured program of study, progressing from foundational to upper-division courses in literary, creative and rhetorical studies. The licensure option prepares students for teaching positions in secondary schools.
  • The management emphasis takes students through a thorough course of study of management and business principals and practices in today’s entertainment industry.
  • The production emphasis offers students audio-recording courses in the program’s state-of-the art recording studio, video production, live sound management and entertainment industry seminars.
  • The Bachelor of Arts in history (B.A.) degree offers excellent training in critical reading and the analysis of evidence, the ability to form complex arguments and convey them in clear and persuasive prose, and an elaborate understanding of people, societies and historic change
  • The history B.A. with licensure in social studies 7-12 is a nationally recognized program with accreditation from the National Council for the Social Studies that offers excellent training in critical reading and the analysis of evidence, the ability to form complex arguments and convey them in clear and persuasive prose, and an elaborate understanding of people, societies and historic change.
  • The broadcast journalism program prepares students to enter the challenging and competitive field of radio and television news (traditional and online) as reporters or producers.
  • The news-editorial program is designed to prepare students for positions in the news media (print and online) as reporters, editors and writers. All news-editorial students are expected to do practical work on The Student Printz student newspaper.
  • The photojournalism program is designed to prepare students for positions in the news media (print and online) as photojournalists.
  • The public relations program is designed to prepare students for careers as public relations practitioners and as consultants in business and industry, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies.
  • The mission of the Department of Philosophy and Religion is to offer opportunities for engagement with historical and contemporary areas of philosophy and with the religious traditions of the world.
  • The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in religion program is to teach students the art of critical thinking; to challenge them to think creatively; and to lead them to make a deliberate and rational attempt to understand both the whole and the parts of their experience for the purpose of obtaining wisdom for effective living.