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The College of Communication and Education

The Mission of the College

The College of Communication and Education is dedicated to excellence in the pursuit of knowledge. Students are challenged to achieve scholastic success, commit to acquiring multicultural understandings, and use information and technology to help build the future.

Scholarship and service are the goals of graduate and undergraduate programs in the Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science leading to careers in teaching; sports medicine; and exercise, therapy, and fitness. Certification is available in adapted physical education and exercise physiology.

The Department of Recreation and Parks Management offers graduate and undergraduate degrees that prepare students for management careers in recreation, parks, tourism, hotels and resorts, and leisure services.

The School of Communication offers undergraduate programs in public relations and news-editorial in the Department of Journalism. The Department of Communication Design has undergraduate programs in information and communication systems, instructional technology, media arts, graphic design, and visual communication. The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences has undergraduate programs in organizational communication, human communication, and communication sciences and disorders. Graduate programs are available in communication sciences and disorders, communication studies, and instructional technology.

The School of Education departments offer master’s degree options as well as professional education programs leading to basic teaching, specialist, and school service credentials. Included are multiple and single subject, special education, reading/language arts, and educational administration credentials and Bilingual/Cross-cultural, Language, and Academic Development (BCLAD) emphases.