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Communication and Media Studies

Why Communications and Media Studies?

CMS is an interdisciplinary, versatile, and flexible major that pushes students to expand their understanding of human communication, culture, and social institutions.

The knowledge, understanding, and skills that students acquire in the CMS major help transform them into a highly valued asset—from grassroots organizations, to global media companies, to politics, and everything in-between.

Importantly, communications and media studies in a liberal arts environment allows students to wield their knowledge to produce civically responsible and ethical change. Communication and media are the relational and collaborative forces that construct our social world, and a CMS degree gives students a unique edge to positively impact that world.