2014-2015 Catalog > Undergraduate Studies > Undergraduate Departments and Programs of Study > English and Communication Arts Department > Integrated Marketing Communication, B.A.
Directors: Donna Bertazzoni and Jerrold Van Winter
Integrated Marketing Communication combines both management courses and communications courses in a way that students can understand the theory of organizations; the process of communicating information about a product, service or organization; the role of the marketing and public relations professional within an organization; and the central importance of the consumer in making decisions.
The major focuses on both the management function of public relations and marketing professionals, and the communication functions of developing a brand identity and marketing it across a variety of media to a target audience. With an increasingly diverse society, it is no longer enough to develop an advertising campaign that aims at the broadest possible audience. Strategic marketing communication that integrates the message of an organization and targets it across both traditional and emerging social media is the wave of the future.
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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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