2014-2015 Catalog > Undergraduate Studies > Undergraduate Departments and Programs of Study > English and Communication Arts Department > Communication Arts Major, B.A.
The program in communication arts is offered by the Department of English and Communication Arts. The major is designed to prepare students for careers in converging media, including such applications as print news reporting and editing, magazine writing, broadcasting, digital media, public relations and online journalism. Communication arts offers a 42-credit major. Students interested in particular specialties, such as journalism, public relations, film studies and digital media, are guided to choose history, theory and skills courses that address those fields.
Internships are integral to the program. Students have worked at public relations firms, non-profit agencies, web-based publications, newspapers, magazines, television and radio stations, museums and other locations.
A minimum of 42 credits in communication arts at or above the 200 level (excluding independent study) is required.
3.0 - 15.0
1.0 - 3.0
Through an integration of the liberal arts and the professions, Hood College provides an education that empowers students to use their hearts, minds and hands to meet personal, professional and global challenges and to lead purposeful lives of responsibility, leadership, service and civic engagement.
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