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Department Mission Statement:
The faculty of the Department of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will offer communications courses of the highest quality to undergraduate majors, non-majors and graduate students through formal classroom instruction, distance education, laboratory experiences and internships.
The Communication faculty will strive to instill in students the necessity to:
The faculty are uniquely qualified to provide instruction in the areas of advertising, broadcasting, journalism, multimedia, organizational communication, public relations, sports communication and speech education.
Two options are available in this major:
Three options are available in this major:
Minors in Advertising, Broadcasting, Journalism, Public Relations, Multimedia, Sports Communication, and Speech Communication are available. The Elementary Education major has a specially defined minor in Speech/Theatre.
Minimum Grade Point Average in the Major
Students selecting a major in the Department of Communication must earn a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. in the major.
Students selecting a major in Journalism and Mass Communications must compile evidence of achievement particular to their chosen career field. Students will present this portfolio and discuss its contents with a Faculty Portfolio Committee in the semester prior to their graduation.
Journalism and Mass Communication majors are expected to take JMC 100 Mass Media in America as a General Studies course. It is recommended that students consult with a departmental advisor about this issue.
11 May 2006