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Program Description Format Credits Location
Communication Studies, B.A., B.S.

Many of the most desirable and in-demand careers are related to communication. The Communication Studies program offers a wide range of coursework and allows students to study generally about communication or concentrate their study in a specific professional area.

It is possible to combine Communication Studies with other major or minor programs, such as Advertising and Public Relations, Business, Marketing, Health Communication, Multimedia Journalism, Writing, Photography, Philosophy, Sociology, and other areas of study.

Face To Face 120 Allendale
Communications, M.S.

As the field of communication has evolved, research-based decision making has become increasingly important. Specifically, communication professionals must be able to acquire and assess relevant information and effectively integrate their analysis into the decision-making process.

Face To Face 36 Grand Rapids
Film and Video, B.A., B.S. Face To Face 120 Allendale
Health Communication, B.A., B.S.

Health communication professionals play important roles in relaying information between consumers who are aware, but often technically naive, and a system that is operated by highly skilled, educated, technical professionals. Skilled health communication professionals have become central to the success of the health care industry, including its success in maintaining wellness and conquering disease.

Face To Face 120 Allendale