The communication studies major at Saint Joseph’s University focuses on digital media studies. This major will help you develop invaluable skills through courses in multimedia writing, video editing and production, web content strategy and design and writing for social media platforms. The communication studies department's faculty focuses on these areas through the lens of community engagement and social justice.
Communication studies' faculty are dedicated to the art of thinking across media, platforms and theories while emphasizing both theory and practice in their courses. Not only will you study what is happening in emerging communication technologies, you'll also participate in them.
Communication studies students gain experience by working closely with faculty on a variety of activities, including serving as digital media consultants to Philadelphia-area non-profit organizations through the enterprise Beautiful Social and producing multimedia journalism in underrepresented communities.
You will gain experience that will prepare you for a career in digital media including web content strategy and design, social media/community management and multimedia journalism.