Communications Department


The Department of Communications at Edward Waters College offers a unique undergraduate program that leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications, with a concentration focused on entry-level industry proficiency in news journalism, radio and television production, speech and language arts, film studies, public relations, advertising, and marketing. The program's curriculum prepares students to become professional communicators and artisans from an academic, business, executive, and management perspective with emphasis on writing, speech, reporting, production, and editing within a multimedia convergence arena.

Mission Statement

The Department of Communications at Edward Waters College offers a unique undergraduate program that leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis in radio and television production, film studies, public relations, advertising, and marketing. The interdisciplinary curriculum prepares student majors to become media professional mass media artisans from a small business, executive management, and major corporation perspective.

Program Goals

The goals and objectives of Edward Waters College's Communications program are to adopt an assessment of procedures that are consistent with those set forth by accrediting agencies and organizations such as the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).

Communications Department Highlights

The students in the Communications Department have found new and inventive ways of learning their craft by serving Edwards Waters College in a media capacity. Students have engaged in various public relations, journalism, theater, video, film, photography, and advertising projects, including:

  • Stop the Violence – Music Video with Titus Harvest Dome Church
  • By Reason of Insanity – Play at The Ritz Theatre
  • Feed the Nations and Gun Violence Public Service Announcements
  • Video of the Inauguration of Dr. Claudette Williams
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014 17:09