Studying communications media means you're going to develop the skills necessary to adapting to an ever-changing technological and knowledge-based society.
We have many majors and concentrations, so there's guaranteed to be something that suits your interest.
Majors and Concentrations
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)
- Communication Studies Minor
- Game Design Minor
- Graphic Design Minor
- Technical Theater Minor
- Theater Minor
Course Rotation, Plans of Study, and University Catalog
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Facility and Equipment Information
- Communication Studies theory classrooms are equipped with smart board technology to aid our students in advancing their studies.
- Film/Video Production students have access to industry standard production and editing equipment beginning their freshman year. Students get hands-on experience with a variety of film and digital cameras ranging from basic HD cameras to 2K and high end Arriflex film cameras. We have numerous post-production labs and suites running professional editing applications for both sound and picture. Additionally, the film and video facility houses a large motion picture studio that can accommodate multiple productions simultaneously.
- Graphic Design has a lab facility, work room, and a print room equipped with state-of-the-art equipment that gives students a competitive edge when they enter the field.
- Photography students have access to one of the finest darkroom and studio facilities in New England. Our students work with professional equipment as early as their first year. Students get a hands-on experience with equipment ranging from manual 35mm film to digital SLR cameras, medium format Hasselblad and Mamiya cameras, as well as traditional 4x5 view cameras. The photography lab is equipped with two large group darkrooms and several individual darkrooms. There are also two digitally equipped professional commercial studios in which to learn and create.
- Professional Communication students will produce professional text and will have the opportunity to be critiqued by experienced professionals throughout the program.
- Game Design students will have access to a game library/lounge which will allow them to research, playtest, and experience games together on a variety of systems. The game design and development lab and game workshop room feature computers, tablets, and mobile device tools in multiple platforms for seminars and small group work.
SPRING 2021 UPDATE: The Department of Communications Media will provide in-person services Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Conlon Hall, Room 237. Please contact Karen Valeri (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Samantha deManbey (email@example.com) for assistance. To make an appointment with Prof. Mary Baker, Department Chair, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. To make an appointment with a Communications Media or Game Design faculty member, please contact them directly. Contact information and office hours are listed elsewhere on this page.