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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

Communication Studies

One grad's journey from Christie's to CEO

Clemence Cazeau, who graduated from CAMD in 2017, joined 37xDubai as CEO in 2022. The gallery specializes in combining art and technology.

March 14, 2024

Communication Studies

What it takes to cast "The Amazing Race"

Alex Sharp, a CAMD alumni who graduated in 2019, leads NGN behind the process of casting reality TV shows like "The Amazing Race" and "Chopped."

March 14, 2024

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Is Peppa Pig a good show for kids?

Peppa Pig, a show for preschool-age children, has its devotees and its haters. Communication studies professors Meryl Alper and Amy Shirong-Lu break down why.

March 8, 2024

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