What Will You Learn? What Skills Will You Acquire?
As a Communication Arts student, you will receive the preparation and hands-on training required for a career in one of the many professions that shape our nation's culture.
Communication Arts majors often pursue careers in mass media, such as creating commercials, writing for the media, managing corporate crises, producing movies and videos, or helping businesses improve their communication systems.
At Western, Communication Arts students learn to analyze written, oral, visual, and electronic messages from historical, critical and social science perspectives. They also learn to produce such messages for artistic and functional expression.
Communication Arts program emphases include the following:
Beyond the Classroom
On-campus opportunities in Communication include the student radio station, KWSB, the student newspaper and Mountaineer Media, a student-run film and media arts production company.
Students have also served at internships in public relations and media with companies such as Crested Butte film Festival, Two Plank Productions, Gunnison Valley Health and the David Letterman Show.
If you're interested in Western's Communication Arts Program, we invite you to take the next steps towards becoming a part of the Mountaineer family.
Share your interest with friends and family:
- Get more information about the program.
- Schedule a campus visit so you can meet professors, see the beautiful Gunnison Valley, and find out if Western is the perfect school for you.
- Start the online application process - apply online now.
- Find scholarships, grants, or financial aid that match your interests and situation.