The Department of Communication and Culture (CMCL) offers an interdisciplinary and flexible undergraduate major and minor in the College of Arts and Sciences. We provide students with a strong liberal arts background, emphasizing specific areas of expertise in topics at the intersection of communication and culture, as well as the development of basic skills. The CMCL curriculum includes courses that provide:
- insights into American and global cultures through observing, participating within, interviewing, and otherwise learning about the actions, poetic expressions, and events that define them;
- lessons in how and why it is more important than ever to analyze, interpret, and challenge injustices by becoming active, effective, responsible, and critical participants in democratic public culture;
- training in practical, theoretical, and critical approaches to media that account for the history and future of specific communication technologies, as well as the ways they intersect; and
- basic communication and investigation skills valuable in any future career, including: writing, speaking, primary and secondary research, visual literacy, and critical thinking.
Explore the links on the left to learn more - and if the CMCL major seems right for you, schedule and appointment to talk with one of academic advisors.