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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ACT or SAT test is optional for prospective students applying for Fall 2020 to join the St. Mary’s University freshmen class of 2024.
Our degree plans allow students to gain general skills and knowledge desired by the communications industry. Students may customize their experiences to follow tracks focused on pre-law advocacy and leadership, organizational and corporate communication, media production and writing and teaching through specific courses, such as media law, advocacy and persuasion, rhetorical criticism, persuasive writing, health communication, gender communication, public relations, crisis and disaster communication, social media, business writing, technical writing, media writing and reporting, video production, graphic design, and media production.
Advanced Communication Studies juniors and seniors may pursue a 12-hour certificate of graduate study, as a part of their undergraduate degree plan, focused on the traditions and strengths of St. Mary’s University in policy, public service, communication, and community leadership to advance the public interest in the 21st century.
Communication Studies students interested in attending graduate school may also be interested in:
Students study business and professional communication, interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, mass communication and intercultural communication.
The program curriculum is grounded in the theory and application of communication, including organizational, rhetorical, interpersonal, and mediated approaches.
- Graphic Design
- Media Production
- Persuasion and Advocacy
- Media Law and Ethics
Find all course descriptions and requirements:
Students whom have majored in Communication Studies have launched a variety of extraordinary careers with organizations such as:
- San Antonio Spurs
- Bromley Communications
- San Antonio Express-News
Some of the professions that our graduates have gone on to pursue include:
- Strategic communicator
- Web designers
- Public relations officers
- Event planners
The Rattler marks a century of publication
The Rattler newspaper awarded Best of Show
International magazine writer becomes well-known yogi in China
The New Guard
The Rattler newspaper honored for 100th-anniversary video
Scholarship recipients to help at-risk children and small businesses
Learn to TEACH to Learn
Brother Dennis R. Bautista, S.M., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Ana Bendana, M.F.A. Visiting Instructor of Communication Studies and Art
Katherine Hampsten, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Amanda Hill, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
William “Bill” Israel, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Camille Langston, Ph.D. Chair of Communication Studies