Our communications department is a close-knit group of professors with years of teaching and real-world experience. We have connections with local TV/Radio stations, print publications and top Chicago ad agencies. We are passionate about the field of communications and this is reflected in our teaching methods. Digital literacy and industry standard technologies are central focuses in our department. As a result, you will graduate with real-life skills that will get you hired.
Students study and practice writing a variety of advertising pieces such as creative briefs, print and digital media.
Students experience all aspects of digital video production, from scripting and storyboarding to shooting video and recording audio to editing and post-production.
Students work with community service organizations using their production talents to help meet the needs in the community.