Quality Education in the Benedictine Tradition
We need to understand how media influences our lives and how to ethically create and utilize media in our private and professional lives.
Dr. Mary Beth Spore, DeanSchool of Social Sciences, Communication, and EducationPhone: 724-805-2950Fax: 724-532-5083 firstname.lastname@example.org
School of Social Sciences, Communication, & Education
Graduates with a degree in communication from Saint Vincent College are effective communicators who can express themselves via speech, video and the written word. Communication majors and minors learn the intricacies of interpersonal and business communication, communication ethics, public presentation and communication theories.
Many of our graduates embark on successful careers in public relations, broadcasting, marketing, sports information and other communication-related fields. But no matter what field our graduates choose, communicating effectively will be beneficial throughout their careers. Our faculty, experts in philosophy and the media industry, help jump-start our students’ professional journey.
By the end of their college journey, communication students at Saint Vincent College will:
Major Requirements (42 credits)
Communication Core (30 credits) CA 100 Introduction to Mass Media CA 110 Introduction to Media IndustryCA 120 Public PresentationCA 130 Introduction to Digital MediaCA 140 Interpersonal & Organizational Communication CA 201 Communication Research MethodsCA 224 Communication EthicsCA 230 Writing for MediaCA 440 Criticism of Media and SocietyCA 550 Internship
Choose Three Elective Course within the Major (9 Credits)
from 200 level and aboveCA 200 Film StudiesCA 211 Photo ImagesCA 235 Introduction to Web DesignCA 240 Public Relations StrategiesCA 245 Digital Media I: Post Production Studies CA 250 Advertising StrategiesCA 255 Digital Media II: Documentary TechniquesCA 281 Children and the MediaCA 285 Electronic MediaCA 309 Digital CultureCA 381 Research on Children and the Media
Capstone Requirement: Choose One Course (3 Credits)
CA 415 Creative Campaigns CapstoneCA 435 Digital Media Capstone
Minor Requirements (18 credits)CA 100 Introduction to Mass Media CA 110 Introduction to Media IndustryCA 120 Public Presentation CA 130 Introduction to Digital Mediaand Two 200-Level Courses or Higher