Bachelor of Arts in Communications

Program Contact: Nancy Worthington 203-582-8059

The BA in Communications/Media Studies program aims to equip students with an adaptable approach to the rapidly evolving nature of media-related careers. The breadth and flexibility of the major enables a strategic integration of courses in which students learn professional practices, analytical techniques and expertise on the media’s wider social, cultural and economic relationships.

Communications students obtain positions in diverse professional environments, including television networks, the music industry, social media, public relations and marketing firms, advertising agencies and media research organizations. The program also prepares students to enter graduate training in business, law, journalism, public relations and education.