About CJ

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As a department, your success is our success. No matter which of our five emphases you're declared in, we will support and encourage you every step of the way. We are supported by determined students and passionate faculty.

With a diverse set of courses and degrees, we know you’ll find something of interest within the department. You’ll make connections with faculty members, lifelong friendships with your peers, and experience something that can only happens once in your lifetime.

Communication + Journalism Mission Statement

The Department of Communication and Journalism is committed to a philosophy emphasizing the development, integration, and practical application of theories, knowledge, and skills related to communication and journalism. Communication and journalism are crucial to a democratic society.

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CJ faculty + staff

As a department, our goal is to make sure you’re successful, so we’ve brought on the best possible professors. The support, encouragement, and dedication to your education and career goals is what sets us apart.

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CJ majors and minors

Because our majors cover so many aspects of communication, we know you’ll be able to find the right fit for you. Learn to cover the news, manage conflict, create effective advertisements, and more through our different degrees.

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CJ Public Accountability

We're accredited! Our department is one of approximately 100 programs in the United States accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, or ACEJMC.

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Communication enables endless opportunities and connections to be made. When people communicate, they learn from others and at the same time provide their own insight to teach others. A world without communication would be a world of solitude.

Jayke Meyers | communications major

Giving it to you first

Our department is dedicated to giving students real world experience while they're still on campus. Through the department blog, a student intern updates the CJ masses on the happenings within our department, whether it be about student success, professors research, or speakers coming to campus, we make sure you have it all.

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