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Communication Studies

The Communication Studies Department’s dynamic undergraduate curriculum and flexible requirements allow students to forge a distinctive niche within the vast and varied communication landscape, while our diverse professional network affords a wide spectrum of co-op and experiential learning opportunities, in Boston and around the world—enabling students to gain practical experience and build connections that will form the cornerstones of a successful career after graduation.

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Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies. Our mission is to provide students with the knowledge, networks, and experiences they need to succeed in the dynamic, fast-paced economy of the Communication Century.

Maria Elena Villar

Chair, Department of Communication Studies

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Undergraduate Programs

Communication Studies is the largest department at CAMD, offering a broad curriculum with two distinct majors, more than 20 combined majors, and another dozen minors. Led by young, research-active faculty, Communication Studies aims to help students succeed in today’s world.

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Build on your interest in communications and deepen your expertise in communication across media, from cinema to public speaking.

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Co-ops and Student Opportunties

Learn more about the co-op program, travel study opportunities, internships, and other opportunities to get involved.

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What’s happening in Comm Studies

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Communication Studies

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January 10, 2024

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