Communication Studies Major

The Communication Studies major, with concentrations in Advertising Media/Public Relations and Sports Media, is a distinct major that moves Sacred Heart University students through a unique educational pathway. It has its roots in the fields of journalism, public relations, sports journalism, sports broadcasting, and the creative media aspects of advertising. With its emphasis on media production and the cultural and critical interrogation of the media, the Communication Studies major at SHU features:

  • Experienced faculty with industry connections
  • Excellent internship opportunities
  • ‌A curricular design that regularly brings media professionals together with students and culminates in a capstone experience that offers our majors the opportunity to showcase their skills and talents in a project of their choosing
  • An ideal location on a campus situated in heart of Connecticut’s Creative Media Corridor

‌Communication Studies majors will graduate with a historical and practical understanding of the relationship of media and culture. They will acquire the social, artistic, and technical skills necessary to succeed in today’s job market as ethically and socially aware professional communicators.

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