The Tim Russert Department of Communication and Theatre is dedicated to providing students with the theory and practice that will allow them to flourish in today’s convergent communication environment.
The major provides opportunities to develop leadership, advocacy, critical thinking, and communication excellence in writing, speaking, and performing. While pursuing the Communication major in the Tim Russert Department of Communication and Theatre, students select one of three concentrations, Communication Studies, Digital Media,or Integrated Marketing Communication. Every graduate of the Russert Department should be able to communicate effectively through a variety of perspectives.
According to an alumni survey, 40% of the respondents felt the breadth and depth of the Communication and Theatre major was the most valuable aspect.