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Gain Practical Experience in Interactive Classes

Department of Communication Studies & Theatre

Division of Communication Studies, Fine Arts and Literature

Looking for courses in public speaking? Media relations? Theatrical production? Experience in news or radio? Applying communication theory to current technology? You’ll find it all here.

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Our courses examine all aspects of the study of communication including:

  • Historical developments
  • Policy implications
  • The influence of mass media and communication technologies
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Connections between communication and power relationships

Communication courses are interactive and focused on giving you practical experience. You’ll conduct research, write academic and professional papers, design public relations campaigns, create blogs and deliver presentations. You’ll collaborate with other students and build valuable teamwork skills.

The department also offers several May Term travel courses. Listen to the podcast below from BC Spark Radio to learn more about the Television and Film Production course in Los Angeles.

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Communication studies can open so many doors for you. Find out more.

Communication, Technology and Culture Major

Learn more about the communication, technology and culture degree at BC and all the careers for which it can prepare you.

Communication Studies Minor

Add a communication studies minor to any major at Bridgewater.

Theatre Major

Immerse yourself in theatre at Bridgewater College.

Theatre Minor

Learn more about a minor in theatre at BC.

Communication Studies Faculty

Questions? Contact us!

Dr. Melanie Laliker, Department Chair
540-828-5473
mlaliker@bridgewater.edu