View the Communication and Media Studies major list of degree requirements (PDF)
Perhaps writing is your strong suit, or maybe it’s always been visual design or image-making. Are you a “people person” who envisions a career in the public sphere? Maybe your passion has always been telling stories either through video, photography--or in writing?
As a Reinhardt Communication Arts major, all of these dreams are possible.
Your courses help you understand how media, culture and society are connected in our rapidly globalizing economy and social world, and they prepare you for a wide range of careers in communication and media as well as for graduate study.
What You'll Study:
Interpersonal and intercultural communication
Journalism and writing for advertising and public relations
Digital design in print and electronic media
History, styles and genres of various forms of mass media
Media law and ethics needed for careers in media management and organizational communication
Skills You'll Acquire:
Organizational and business communication skills
Strong interpersonal and intercultural awareness
Direct experience with technology and visual design
An understanding of the global marketplace
Highly valued real-world experience through internships and/or special projects
A broad skill base that will allow you to work on varied communication projects