Constant change is a given in the lightning-fast digital age. As a communication studies major at Saint Joseph’s, you will be a daily participant in this dynamic environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, courses are designed to help you develop skills in multiple arenas, leading to an exciting range of career opportunities, including multimedia journalism, web content and digital media design and production, social media, film creation, public relations and marketing communications.
Coursework will give you fundamental communication skills, and select classes from related disciplines will complement your individual interest and ambition. For instance, courses in journalism, photography and film provide insight into writing and creating visually effective pieces, and the business aspect of communications is emphasized in advertising, public relations and media management study.
There is no question that communication and information technologies will continue to influence the world, and the skills you develop as a major will help you create a future distinguished by innovation. While you perfect how you communicate, our ethics-based curriculum will shape your moral dimension, giving you a heightened awareness of your impact and responsibility as a communicator.
Communications studies is a new major at Saint Joseph’s, but our graduates have already entered the workforce as multi-media artists, video editors, copywriters and public relations specialists, in fields as diverse as business, government, non-profit, education and entertainment.
Submissions from 2013
Reclaiming Experience: The Aesthetic and Multimodal Composition, Aimee Ashley Knight
Evaluating a Workflow for Authoring Multimodal DITA, Tim Lockridge
Submissions from 2012
Structured Authoring Meets Technical Comics in TechCommix, Tim Lockridge
Submissions from 2010
It Is Time to Return, Tim Lockridge
Something Unfolds in the Distance, Tim Lockridge
Submissions from 2009
Icons and Genre: The Affordances of LiveJournal.com, Tim Lockridge
New Ruin, Old World, Tim Lockridge
Submissions from 2008
A Brief Meditation on Movement, Tim Lockridge
Governing Bodies, Tim Lockridge
In Last Night’s Dream I Was Walking Through The Black Market, Tim Lockridge
Our Love Was Like Clean Windows, Tim Lockridge
The Hushed Evolution of Touch, Tim Lockridge
Wait, This Isn’t the Future I Wanted, Tim Lockridge
What You Overheard, Tim Lockridge
Submissions from 2007
A Sky of Cinders, Tim Lockridge
Closure, Tim Lockridge
How He Made It To Heaven, Tim Lockridge
On Realizing That I Tend to End with Nature Imagery, Tim Lockridge
Real Buck Attacks Ceramic Deer, Tim Lockridge
Yesterday’s Visibility, Tim Lockridge