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Department of CommunicationAbout Our Major

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication curriculum includes core classes, combining theory and history with practice and content creation. In this sequence of knowledge and skills-building courses, you will gain an understanding of the art and craft of communication. You'll choose an area of specialization in which to focus your upper-level electives and develop your specific areas of interest. 


  • Multimedia Content and Development
  • Strategic Communication and Marketing
  • Strategic Social Media

More About the JU COMM Major

Minors and Certificate Programs

The JU Department of Communication also offers a selection of minors and a certificate program. These additions offer a valuable complement to any degree program. Communication, collaboration, and critical thinking are skills employers demand. Our courses are designed to further develop these vital skills. 


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Strong communication skills are essential in every industry. The Department of Communication offers three minors to enhance your major and help you meet your goals. The minor in Communication allows you to customize your learning experience by selecting communication courses that are relevant to your major. The minor in Strategic Social Media develops a specialization in digital content creation and management. The minor in Sport Communication is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students for careers in a variety of sports-related areas and includes courses in Communication and Sport Business.

Certificate in Strategic Social Media

Student analyzes social media data.Social media is an increasingly important component of any organization's communication strategy. In only four classes, you can complete a certificate in Strategic Social Media and develop the communication and critical thinking skills employers are demanding. In courses designed to give you a significant edge in today's job market, you will learn how to plan and produce quality communication and content, drive online traffic to digital platforms, engage users, and interpret analytics to manage successful digital campaigns. You'll develop an online portfolio, create a multimedia website, and earn professional certifications. 


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Contact Information Department of Communication

Email: jucomm@ju.edu

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