Union University

Department of Communication Arts

Department of Communication Arts

Students majoring in communication arts will, in their area of concentration, understand the theories, principles, and history of communicating arts; demonstrate competency in written, oral, and visual communication skills; and demonstrate knowledge of the impact on society. READ MORE

The Communication Arts Department offers a wide range of courses designed to meet the complex and significant theoretical and communication skill requirements in its respective professional fields.

The Department is affiliated with several organizations and programs that enhance student learning: the Los Angeles Film Studies Center, American Studies Program, Washington Journalism Center, the Southwestern Photojournalism Conference, the Southeastern Photojournalism Conference, the International Public Debate Association, the Public Relations Student Society of America, the Radio-Television News Directors Association, the International Digital Media and Arts Association, the Tennessee Theatre Arts Conference and the Southeastern Theatre Conference. Faculty encourage participation in regional and national conferences.

Communication Arts majors are not allowed to double major or double minor within the department. Non-Communication Arts majors may double minor in the department except in the areas of Journalism, Public Relations, and Broadcast Journalism.

Faculty

Instructional Staff

Programs of Study

Please see the Academic Catalogue descriptions for more details and a listing of minors.

Student Organizations

The Communication Arts Department sponsors several student organizations designed to promote achievement within the field of communication arts. Majors and minors are extremely encouraged to become involved in organizations of his or her choice.

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3/23/15 - Gabe Farmer, senior DMS major, talks about his films during the Student Film Festival. - Kristi McMurry Woody
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Gabe Farmer, senior DMS major, talks about his films during the Student Film Festival. - Kristi McMurry Woody

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3/23/15 - Timothy Simpson, senior media communications major, talks about his films after they were screened at the Student Film Festival. - Kristi McMurry Woody
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Timothy Simpson, senior media communications major, talks about his films after they were screened at the Student Film Festival. - Kristi McMurry Woody

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3/23/15 - Cam Tracy, web development agent, interviews Timothy Simpson, senior media communications major, after showing his films at the Student Film Festival. - Kristi McMurry Woody
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Cam Tracy, web development agent, interviews Timothy Simpson, senior media communications major, after showing his films at the Student Film Festival. - Kristi McMurry Woody

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3/23/15 - Students arrive at the Student Film Festival in the W.D. Powell Theatre. - Kristi McMurry Woody
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Students arrive at the Student Film Festival in the W.D. Powell Theatre. - Kristi McMurry Woody

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Contact Information
Course Schedules
Undergraduate Catalogues (.pdf)
Undergraduate Areas of Study
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Communication Studies
  • Digital Media Communications
  • Digital Media Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Public Relations
  • Speech
  • Theatre
  • Theatre and Speech*

  • * Teacher Licensure Available
  • # This major is available also with Discipline-Specific Honors

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