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About the Department

Match your message to your medium at TCNJ. Choose from three specializations— public communication and mass media, radio/television/film, or interpersonal and organizational communication—and earn an outstanding education. Our program integrates deep conceptual knowledge with strong practical experience, through close collaboration with faculty mentors whose influence stretches from scholarly research to creative media production. The result? Students do more than master the technical skills of the discipline—they learn to think critically about the way messages are created, conveyed, and consumed in modern society.

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National Leader

Student achievement makes us the #1 undergraduate communication studies program in the nation.


Distinguished Faculty

From papers to film screenings, students produce professional work guided by faculty mentors.


Pathways to Success

Leverage skills, knowledge, and experience into prime spots in media, business, public service, and more.

Recent News

Dr. Yachao B. Li Lecture Provides Insight on Difficult Health Communication Topics

On November 8, 2019, Dr. Yachao Li presented his talk, titled “Communicating Health: From Interpersonal Health Conversations to Public Health Messages,” as part of the Faculty Lecture series for the ArtsComm Seminar.

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3rd COMMTuesday Announcement – End of The Semester Fun!

Join us for our last COMMTuesday event of the semester! We'll be destressing, sharing some study tips and tricks, and wrapping up the semester. Hope to see you there!

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2nd COMMTuesday Recap – Peer Advising

October 29th 3:30-4:30, the TCNJ Communication Studies Student Advisory Board held their second CommTuesday event. The focus was on helping students plan their spring schedule and share opinions on classes.

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Communication Studies Alum Night in New York

Students and alum attended a Communication Studies networking event October 22nd where they listened to alumni and current students discuss their work, with breakout conversation time, food, and refreshments.

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2nd COMMTuesday Announcement - Spring Scheduling!

Come to the next COMMTuesday event, Tuesday October 29th from 3:30pm-4:30pm in Kendall 233!

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Combining Communication Studies, Public Health, and Interactive Multimedia: Mindful Drinking Video Game Presentation at CUNY City Tech Health Communication Symposium

Dr. Hu and students, Katie La Capria and Deanna Amarosa, presented “Applying Health Communication Strategies in Designing an Interactive Video Game with Narrative Immersion: Educating College Freshmen about Mindful Drinking” at CUNY City Tech Health Communication Symposium on October 4th, 2019.

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