Mass communication majors and communication management graduate students received
their diplomas on May 24, 2018 during the College of Fine Arts and Communication commencement
ceremony at SECU Arena.
About the Department
The origins of this department date back to the university’s founding and classes
in rhetoric and speech in 1866. Today, more than 700 students who major in the discipline
explore the structure, processes, aesthetics, functions, ethics and criticism of mass
media and human communication.
The department has established itself as a leader in the mid-Atlantic region by providing
programs that help students achieve outstanding visual, verbal and written communication
What We Offer
Choose from broad and diverse coursework in advertising, journalism and new media,
and public relations. All programs help you become a critical thinker and effective
and ethical communicator.
Gain knowledge in theory and research as well as practical skills that are applicable
to a wide range of careers.
Towson University’s media center gives you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in creating your own productions. Take advantage of the journalism, multimedia, video
and audio labs.
The department builds and maintains strong relationships with alumni and community
leaders from the business, government and nonprofit sectors. Use practical, innovative
experiences and partnerships to prepare for a successful communication career.