How We're Organized
The Diederich College of Communication has four academic
departments, and they offer a total of eight majors and 11 minors. You’ll find
plenty of options to choose from that will lead to an exciting and rewarding
career, so explore the possibilities below!
The Department of Communication
Studies offers a major and a minor in Communication Studies. To find out
more, check out the Communication Studies major and minor, or
contact Department Chair, Dr. Scott D'Urso.
The Department of Digital
Media and Performing Arts offers majors and minors in Digital Media and in
Theatre Arts, plus minors in Dance, Film, and Music. For more information, check
out the Digital Media major and minor, the Theatre Arts
major and minor, and the minors in Dance, Film, and Music. Also, connect with Department Chair, Prof. Stephen
The Department of Journalism
and Media Studies offers majors in Journalism and in Media Studies. To find
out more, check out the Journalism major and the Media Studies major, or contact Department Chair, Dr. John Pauly.
The Department of Strategic
Communication offers majors and minors in Advertising, Corporate
Communication, and Public Relations. For more information, check out the
Advertising major and minor, the Corporate Communication major and minor, and the Public Relations major and minor. Also, connect with Department Chair, Dr. Gee Ekachai.
The College also oversees the Fine Arts minors in collaboration
with the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Check out the Fine Arts minors
here to discover the options among Graphic Design, Photography, Motion
Narrative, and Studio Art.