Benedictine's Department of Communication Arts offers majors, minors, and concentrations in a variety of areas, including Communication Arts and Writing and Publishing.
A student who pursues a degree in one of these areas is well-positioned
to pursue a career in advertising, broadcasting, journalism, or public
relations. Our graduates have also had success in fields related to
communications, including business, education, government, and law.
We invite you to explore our programs and learn more about what they can do for you.
A unique program in the Midwest, Bilingual Journalism is an
interdisciplinary program that prepares students who are either
currently bilingual or who want to be for careers in journalism where
language skills are essential.
A liberal arts degree that prepares students for careers in the media
industry, Communication Arts provides engaging coursework in theory,
writing, and print and electronic media, while also offering an array of
opportunities for hands-on experience.
The Sports Communication concentration in the Communication Arts major is among the newest programs
at Benedictine. Students produce projects that deal deal specifically
with the writing, reporting, producing, and marketing of sports and have
the opportunity to take courses in sports journalism and broadcasting.
The major in Writing and Publishing is specially designed to prepare students to enter careers in the publishing industry, with relevant coursework in both Communication Arts and Literature.
Professor Manca's latest book is a co-edited collection of essays exploring evocations of utopia in modern advertising.