Programs in Communication
Communication (Bachelor of Arts)
Communication is a perfect major for students interested in all aspects of human interaction. Majors learn a mix of research approaches to studying human interaction, including observation, survey research, and experimental methods. More than 450 Coastal Carolina University students currently study in the five Communication concentrations and over 100 others minor in Communication or Journalism.
Communication (Bachelor of Arts) concentrations:
|Communication Studies||- Study communication as it relates to persuasion, culture, gender, families, activism, rhetoric, semiotics, and organizations/groups.|
|Health Communication||- Learn about health as it relates to popular media, relationships, and strategic campaigns.|
|Interactive Journalism||- Practice skills, knowledge, and ethics to report news and sports journalism for social media, websites, print, WCCU radio, and television.|
|Public Relations/Strategic Communication||- Build knowledge and practice in public relations, advertising, persuasion, and brand strategy, including for the Teal Nation public relations firm.|
|Sports Communication||- Analyze and critique media messages, identities, and cultures surrounding sports and sport industries.|
Communication (Master of Arts)
Our graduate-level program in communication offers a diverse, flexible curriculum that prepares students to lead and/or advocate for others in multiple career and academic fields.
Emphasis is on Communication Leadership and Social Change.
Minors and Certificates
|Communication||- Study communication as it relates to public speaking, culture, gender, families, activism, rhetoric, semiotics, and organizations/groups.|
|Health Communication||- (starting Fall 2022) Learn about health as it relates to popular media, relationships, and strategic campaigns. Communication majors can choose this minor, unless in Health Communication concentration.|
|Journalism||- Get exposure to foundations of journalism to become more news and media literate; get introduced to WCCU radio, television, and print news. Communication majors can choose this minor, unless in Interactive Journalism concentration.|
|Film and Production Studies||- Combines film analysis and critique with practical aspects of directing, editing, and making of films and videos. Communication majors can choose this minor.|