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Communication and Media Studies

Question. Analyze. Create.

In an increasingly mediated, diverse, and complex global environment, the Communication and Media Studies major focuses on preparing students to become discerning media consumers, critical thinkers, confident speakers, skilled writers, and creative storytellers.

Communication and Media Studies contributes to the intellectual emancipation of its majors by practicing the values of liberal learning: analytical thought, clear communication, aesthetic insight, ethical sensitivity, and civic responsibility. The major builds upon a foundation of communication and media theory and draws from multiple disciplines to enable students to study a wide range of topics and develop the quantitative, qualitative and interpretive skills necessary to engage in original research.

CMS students question knowledge, analyze the world around them, and create solutions. 

mediums and messages

A resource website for communication and media studies inquiry curated by the students of Washington College - available here


Working on a research project?

Check out the CMS resource guide here!

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