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Communication Programs

Communication is key.

Communication makes the world go round. Think about it. From writing an A+ paper to texting friends—it all requires communication. So why not become a pro?

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B.A. in Communication: Media and Culture

It takes understanding to make changes that matter. With the bachelor of arts in communication with a media and culture concentration, you’ll learn the history and practices of media and the media industry, from local to global levels.

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Program Highlights

  • The development of problem-solving skills
  • The ability to research and analyze information
  • An enhanced understanding of argumentation and writing
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree



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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Identify and analyze both the history and practice of media industries
  • Identify and analyze relations between media, culture, and society
  • Apply theoretical concepts to critically analyze media content and their relationships to audiences
  • Identify and analyze the form, structure, and techniques of mediated messages and consider how they function across local and global contexts