Department of Communication
Effective communication is vital to success in all careers. At Monmouth University, communication majors at the undergraduate and graduate levels are provided with the skills they need to adapt, meet, and exceed the challenges in today’s competitive workforce. The mission of the Department of Communication is to develop, offer, and sustain a comprehensive program of study, which encourages and prepares students to become competent writers, speakers, critical thinkers, and problem-solvers. With state-of-the-art radio and TV studios and editing facilities, and PC and MAC labs located on campus in the Jules L. Plangere Jr. Center for Communication, students gain experience through hands-on course work, guided by seasoned faculty who research and work in the industry.The experienced faculty members provide students with the skills and confidence they need for today’s competitive job market. Some media classes are taught by working professionals who bring their expertise to the well-established curriculum, courses and special topics.
The undergraduate and graduate programs provide a blend of academic and career applicable techniques, while the minors program, such as screen studies, allows students to enhance their major with communication cross training. Students can gain recognition in this major for their academic excellence with the MU Lambda Pi Eta National Honor Society.