Do you love to pin it, post it or tweet it? Are teachers routinely praising your writing style? Do you use videos to share what’s on your mind? If so, a Communication degree may be right for you.
Alverno’s Communication major will prepare you to imagine, create and deliver innovative communication using emerging technologies and effective strategies. You will gain essential, current knowledge while enjoying hands-on learning.
This major blends core communication theory and tools with the latest digital production techniques to prepare graduates for success in a dynamic and growing field.
|Communication Major Beginning|
|COMM-220||Listening and Mindfulness||3|
|COMM-230||Production Lab 1: Visual Communication||3|
|or COMM-231||Production Lab 1: Information Technology|
|Communication Major Intermediate|
|COMM-330||Production Lab II:Emerging Technologies||3|
|COMM-340||Persuasion and Advocacy||3|
|Communication Major Advanced|
|COMM-360||Logic & Argumentation||3|
|Take 3 credits from Production Labs II||3|
|Production Lab III: Advanced Workshop|
|Prod Lab III: Adv Audio&Internet radio|
|Producation Lab III:Adv Photography|
|Prod Lab III:Adv Digital Publishing|
|Prod Lab III:Advanced Web Design|
|Prod Lab III:Advanced Digital Video|
|Prod Lab III:Advanced Social Media|
|Take 6 credits from COMM-300/400 level||6|
For 130 years, Alverno College has been dedicated to the education of women, preparing them for lives of personal and professional distinction and meaningful engagement with the world. Alverno extends this mission to men as well, through graduate and adult classes. We are a Catholic, liberal arts college with a curriculum so unique, educators from around the world come to Alverno to learn how we teach. Alverno’s abilities-based approach to learning ensures our graduates will learn more in class and retain knowledge longer. Students do not receive traditional grades, rather, they are assessed by faculty, community assessors, peers and themselves. Our small class sizes ensure students receive uncommon access to faculty. With an average student to teacher ratio of 10:1, you are guaranteed an individualized learning experience.