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One of our largest programs, a communication major at Thiel College balances practice and theory and fosters a personal, dynamic, creative environment in which you will learn from mentors in the classroom and the studio or newsroom. From interactive new media to traditional mass media to public relations to communication theory, the department is committed to developing in each student an appreciation and understanding for the dynamic, creative impulse to communicate persuasively and precisely with a variety of audiences.

The Communication Department is housed in the new, state-of-the-art James Pedas Communication Center, which opened in fall 2014. The intimate setting of the Center allows students to engage with each other, as well as the faculty and media professionals instructing them, in an area that inspires creativity.

By studying communication at Thiel College, you’ll be able to:

  • Create and refine innovative electronic portfolios to meet current standards of professionalism, consult with on-site coaches to perfect your work, and explore production values to implement in individual and group assignments and other projects
  • Participate in campus media, including the Thielensian student newspaper, yearbook, WXTC radio station and TCTV student television
  • Benefit from one-on-one instruction with faculty who have professional media experience
  • Make a difference while getting real-world experience through hands-on training
  • Explore the world with study abroad and cultural exchange trips in the summer

Connect with the James Pedas Communication Center