The Department of Communication is an energetic multidisciplinary department made up of programs in Mass Communication, Communication Studies and Theatre/TV/Film. Within each program area are specialized career tracks.
The department teaches both the theoretical and practical applications of the various fields of communication by offering a variety of classes and special projects and activities where students can get hands-on experience.
The faculty of all three programs are student-centered professionals who are committed to helping student achieve their goals. The faculty prides itself on its open-door policy, accessibility to students and small classes, which help promote academic success. The faculty also maintains strong ties to businesses in the Rio Grande Valley community and works to help facilitate internships.