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About the College

Communications BuildingThe College of Communication and Information is home to approximately 70 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, and currently has 1,500 enrolled students - 1,250 undergraduates and 250 graduate students. The college fosters among students a sense of the legal and ethical responsibilities of access to information and the exercise of expression in a democratic society. Additionally, the college serves the professional goals of preparing students for careers in communication and information.

Schools and Programs

The college includes four schools


Programs for which accrediting is available are fully accredited. The college's undergraduate programs in advertising, journalism and electronic media, and public relations are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Information Sciences is accredited by the American Library Association and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Majors and Degrees

Bachelor of Arts

  • Communication Studies

Bachelor of Science

  • Advertising
  • Journalism and Electronic Media
  • Public Relations

Master of Science

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Communication and Information: PhD Concentrations: Advertising, Communication Studies, Information Sciences, Journalism and Electronic Media, Public Relations