Welcome

The Department of Communication celebrates the centrality of communication in human life through promoting effective communication across many contexts by multiple media methods.

Varying contexts require different methods and styles of communication. Required core courses teach students human and mediated communication in a variety of contexts. Communication majors combine theory with practice. Students are encouraged to pursue their own communication interests as they seek to impact an increasingly diverse and global society.

Communication majors are well-prepared for effective work in media industries, business, non-profit organizations and ministries that require excellent written, interpersonal, organizational, oral and media production skills. Creative Christian leadership is emphasized, preparing students for careers in both faith-based and secular communication fields. Local, national and international internship and mission trip opportunities allow participating students to further develop a global perspective.

If you have questions about the Digital Journalism or Public Relations emphasis, please contact Prof. Marquita Smith at msmith@jbu.edu. If you have questions about the Radio/TV/Web or Multi-context emphasis, contact Dr. Kara Gould at kgould@jbu.edu.
If you have questions about the Social Advocacy emphasis or Drama minor, contact Prof. Erick Roebuck at eroebuck@jbu.edu.