The College of the Arts and Communication at William Paterson University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the visual arts, communication, and music. Our programs blend emerging practices with traditional communication so you can set yourself up for a career in the new media landscape. The Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) honours year is both a preparation for postgraduate study and a capstone to an undergraduate degree. Students must complete 78 credit points (cp) in compulsory Media and Communications units of study. Our courses are delivered at our Mount Lawley and Joondalup campuses, with Arts and Social Work also available at our South West Campus in Bunbury. This module will introduce students to the broad range of key concepts, debates and skills necessary to undertake further study in Media and Communication.
A major comprises the satisfactory completion of 36 senior credit points (cp) in a single subject area from Table A of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, table of units of study. So, regardless of your academic path, you will find that the Arts and Communication Department has something for you.
Students leave this program with an understanding of cultural institutions and their place in society as well as an appreciation of the socio-cultural implications of the arts and/or languages. Barton College is located in the heart of Wilson, N.C. Barton offers a wide range of professional and liberal arts programs leading to six undergraduate degrees as well as graduate degrees in business, education, and nursing. You will also benefit from resources and facilities that prepare you for career success.
The Bachelor of Arts gives students a flexible structure with a broad range of disciplines to choose from, and is an appropriate preparation for a wide range of career opportunities. Arts and communications careers are for people who enjoy expressing themselves through design, literature or language.
Technology’s dedicated Placement Team provides support to all of our students looking to integrate a placement within their university career on both undergraduate degrees and postgraduate masters programmes. On the graduate level, we offer both masters and doctor of philosophy degrees with emphases in media studies and in communication & culture. A degree in Communication will prepare you for a variety of roles including public relations, marketing , technical and journalism positions.