Department of Communication
"The two words information and communication are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through." Sydney J. Harris, American Journalist
The mission of the Communication major is to help students develop an understanding of communication theories and humanistic approaches to communication, and to promote the development of skills in public and interpersonal communication.
Requirements & Course Offerings
To review Communication program requirements and course offerings, please visit our College Catalog (Hill Book).
Graduate Study & Career Options for Communication Majors
The Communication major provides a foundation for graduate studies, or for careers in diverse areas like mass media, public relations, journalism, politics, law, education and other related fields.
The 12-course curriculum allows students to create their programs of study according to their academic and career interests from courses within the Department, and upon consultation with their advisor, from complimentary courses outside the Department.
Ron Leone, associate professor of media and film at Stonehill College, comments on what the norm is for 'establishing shots’ during film production.
This year, the College welcomes ten new full-time faculty and one faculty fellow.
Assistant Professor of Communication Maureen Boyle, who also serves as the Journalism Program Director at the College, received first place honors in the 23rd Annual Excellence-in-Features Writing Competition by the Society for Features Journalism.