English/Literature is the study of great written works and how they were shaped by historical and cultural events. This program also includes education courses to prepare students for careers as teachers. However, students who graduate with a bachelors’ degree in English are also equipped to work in publishing, and may be qualified to work as a writer in virtually any field.
Mass Communication examines the role of media in society. Coursework includes media criticism and analysis, U.S. history and government, sociology, and a study of the broadcast, cable and internet industries. Depending upon the student’s area of interest, study can also include journalism, and television and radio production. A bachelor’s in mass communication equips one to work in journalism, corporate communication, or in certain business or managerial positions in television or radio.
Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists provide clinical services to individuals with speech, language, and hearing impairments. This program provides fundamental coursework in biology and communications so that students may transfer to a four-year institution. The curriculum leading to the baccalaureate degree is usually designed as pre professional education for a graduate program. Eligibility for the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and state licensure are not possible until requirements for the graduate degree are met.
If you are a student seeking more information about our programs, please call 305-237-2284 to make an appointment with any of our advisors for the respective program of your selection, or visit our department in room 2217.