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College of Communication and the Arts Curricular Structure

Our curriculum focuses on the skills employers look for most: communication, teamwork, creativity and adaptability. Our well-rounded graduates enter the professional sphere prepared to succeed. 

We encourage all students to participate in a curriculum that is customized to their academic and professional goals.  Our distinguished professors help to focus each student’s experience to best prepare him or her for the future. There are opportunities for cross-program study, internships, service learning and global education. 

Department of Communication and the Arts
Chair: Renee Robinson, Ph.D. 

B.A., Art, Design and Interactive Multimedia
Program Coordinator: Christine Krus, M.S.

B.A., Art History
Juergen Heinrichs, Ph.D.Charlotte Nichols, Ph.D.

B.A., Communication
Evelyn Plummer, Ed.D.; Jon Radwan, Ph.D.Catherine Zizik, M.F.A.

B.A., Journalism
Program Coordinator: Matthew Pressman, Ph.D.

B.A., Music
Program Coordinator: Dena Levine, D.M.A.

B.A., Public Relations
Kathryn Lancioni, M.S.

B.A., Visual and Sound Media (Broadcasting)
Program Coordinator: William Pace, M.F.A 

B.A., Theatre
Program Coordinator: Peter Reader, M.F.A.

New transfer students and undecided students (CAUN and CART) should contact Amanda Carcione for advising at (973) 275-4814 or amanda.carcione@shu.edu 

Graduate Studies

Master of Arts (M.A.), Communication
Program Director: Renee Robinson, Ph.D.

Master of Arts (M.A.), Museum Professions
Program Director: Gregory Stevens, M.A.T.

Dual Degrees
B.A., Art History/M.A., Museum Professions (Students from all undergraduate disciplines are welcome to apply.)
B.A., Communication/M.A., Communication
M.A., Communication/M.A., Diplomacy and International Relations

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