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About the College

The College of Communication and Information is home to about 70 faculty members, and currently has 1,500 enrolled students (1,250 undergraduates and 250 graduate students). Above all the college fosters among students a sense of the legal and ethical responsibilities of access to information and the exercise of expression in a democratic society. Additionally, the college serves the professional goals of preparing students for careers in communication and information.

Schools and Programs

School of Advertising and Public Relations

School of Communication Studies

School of Information Sciences

School of Journalism and Electronic Media


Majors and Degrees

Bachelor of Arts

  • Communication Studies

Bachelor of Science

  • Advertising
  • Information Sciences
  • Journalism and Electronic Media
  • Public Relations

Master of Science

  • Communication and Information:  MS Concentrations: Advertising, Communication Studies, Journalism and Electronic Media, Public Relations
  • Information Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Communication and Information: PhD Concentrations: Advertising, Communication Studies, Information Sciences, Journalism and Electronic Media, Public Relations


In addition, Programs for which accrediting is available are fully accredited. The college’s undergraduate programs in advertising, journalism and electronic media, and public relations are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Information Sciences is accredited by the American Library Association and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.