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Ignatius Fosu, Chair, Professor
Elizabeth (Betsy) Emmons, Vice Chair, Associate Professor
Ryan W. Galloway, Professor; Executive Director of Debate
Michael J. Janas, Professor
David S. Shipley, Professor
Rhonda G. Parker, Professor
M. Clay Carey, Associate Professor
Danielle Deavours, Assistant Professor
Ashley George, Assistant Professor
Daniel D. Haun, Assistant Professor
Virginia (Nia) Johnson, Assistant Professor
Niya P. Miller, Assistant Professor
Lee E. Quinn, Instructor; Director of Debate
Ana Rodriguez Good, Postdoctoral Instructor
Undergraduate Programs and Requirements
Communication Studies Major (B.A.)
Journalism and Mass Communication Major (B.A.) with a required concentration in one of the following:
Broadcast and Electronic Journalism
Communication Studies Minor
Sports Media Minor
Film Production Interdisciplinary Minor
The Department of Communication and Media offers two majors: communication studies (COMS) and journalism and mass communication (JMC), both leading to a bachelor of arts degree. The department also offers minors in communication studies, sports media, and, in cooperation with the Department of Theatre and Dance, a minor in film production.
General Education: University Core Curriculum and Distribution Requirements
See General Education Overview in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences introductory pages for a list of required and applicable courses.
Communication studies majors must complete COMS 221 (Interpersonal Communication) for their major and cannot use it to also satisfy the general education social science requirement for their degree.
JMC majors must take MATH 110 (Contemporary Mathematics) or higher to fulfill the general education mathematics requirement. JMC majors cannot use JMC 200 (Mass Media and Society) to satisfy their general education social science requirement.
CoursesCommunication StudiesJournalism & Mass CommunicationJournalism & Mass Communication - Film Production