Department of Communication
The Department of Communication provides undergraduate majors and minors in Journalism, Management Communication, New Media & Web Design, and Strategic Communication.
Students interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree offered by the Department of Communication are enrolled as pre-professional majors and must first complete all courses and requirements associated with the Pre-Communication preparation designation. Once all Pre-Communication preparation courses and requirements are met, the student is accepted into the professional program and may continue pursuing a degree in the Department of Communication.
Experiential On-Campus Opportunities
The department oversees several on-campus communication-related opportunities for students: KDSU 91.9 FM is an affiliate of North Dakota Public Radio with internships available for qualified students; Thunder Radio is NDSU’s student-run radio station; and the Spectrum is a student-run newspaper published twice weekly throughout the academic year where students may receive credit or salary. In addition, departmental academic organizations include Public Relations Student Society of America, Bison Information Network, Advertising Club, KNDS-96.3, Lambda Pi Eta, Lincoln Speech and Debate Society, and Pi Kappa Delta. For more information, visit the Department of Communication web site.