Communication and Media

College of Arts and Cultural Studies - Communication Arts Brochure

We are a broad department that encompasses some of the most exciting disciplines that are vital to success in today's most-in-demand career markets.

Some of the department's most compelling features include:

  • As a communication major, you'll be trained in interpersonal (counseling) skills, organizational (business) skills so that you can interact with people better in any setting. You will learn about training and development, presentations in every venue, and argumentation to speak well and persuade others. View the communication degree plan.
  • As a communication art education major, you'll earn your teaching license through ORU's College of Education which is accredited by the highest rated accrediting board in the nation. You'll also enjoy our department's own, fully staffed, state-of-the-art educational technology lab. View the communication arts education degree plan.
  • As a cinema/television/digital media major, you'll participate in mini practicums and gain skills in film/video production and editing, audio multi-track recording, remixing and sound effects, scriptwriting and TV/film criticism, Web/DVD creation, and production facility design. View the Cinema/Television/Digital Media degree plan.
  • As a public relations media student, you'll gain industry know-how by networking with PR industry professionals and interning in PR agencies, businesses, non-profit organizations and ministries. View the public relations degree plan.
  • As an advertising media student, you'll develop your strategic, creative and persuasive skills in designing and pitching your campaign to local, national and international clients. View the advertising degree plan.
  • As a convergence journalism media major, you'll get lots of hands-on experience writing and editing news and feature stories; producing radio and TV broadcasts that reach live audiences; developing an online breaking news presence on the Web; and publishing a newspaper and magazine serving the ORU community. View the convergence journalism degree plan.