Culture and Communication


What can you do with a C & C degree?

The Culture and Communication degree, due to its interdisciplinary nature, is extremely versatile. Graduates have designed their areas of inquiry to suit their desires for various lines post- graduate engagement. Most recently, our alums have enrolled into many prestigious MA, MPA & PhD programs; have joined the ranks of various non-profit organizations; have earned Fulbright fellowship around the world; have joined the ranks of local government, among many other paths. Given the self-designed nature of the degree, students can tailor their educational experience to their interests and post-graduate aspirations.       

Is C & C in Park?

The Culture and Communication degree is housed in the School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S), not the Roy H. Park School of Communications. Courses and faculty from the Park School contribute to the degree, and students have access to critical studies courses across all departments in Park. 

How is proficiency in a second language defined?

Culture and Communication majors are required to complete a foreign language through the intermediate level or to demonstrate equivalent proficiency as part of their degree requirements. This may require up to four courses, depending on initial placement in language of interest.

Are students required to study abroad?

C & C students are not required to study abroad, but because of the flexibility of the degree, the language requirement, and international focus, a very large percentage of our students take advantage of the myriad of opportunities for study abroad on virtually every continent. Our students have studied around the world in places like London, Australia, Singapore, Uganda, South Africa, Czech Republic, Senegal, India, Nepal, Argentina, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Spain, China, France, and Thailand.

The degree requires a minor. Are there any restrictions on minors?

There are no restrictions on minors. Culture and Communication students can select a minor from any of the schools at the College. 

Are there any campus activities related to C & C?

C & C sponsors an artist and scholar in residence program which features intensive immersion through lectures, screenings, intimate master classes and workshops, and mentoring sessions. 



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