College of Humanities and Social Sciences


BA in Communication

All students have opportunities for research, global-engagement, public service, and career preparation. As a communication major you can:

  • Apply to the communication honors program and work closely with a professor on a research project of your own. Read more >>
  • Earn communication credit while studying abroad with Mason’s Center for Global Education.
  • Gain practical experience with a student media organization such as Fourth Estate (the student newspaper) or WGMU (the student radio station).
  • Develop speaking skills through the Debate or Forensics teams.
  • Learn valuable job skils by interning at major media outlets, government agencies, and private corporations (organizations such as the NBC Today Show, ABC News, ESPN Radio, or USA Today). Read more >>
Desmond Jordan

Desmond Jordan, 2017

Capturing history at the nation's most secure household.

Jordan interned at the White House Historical Association where he wrote about, photographed, and promoted the events and activities that took place at The White House.

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Michael Kamel

Michael Kamel, 2017

As a major in communication with two minors -- in film and media studies and in Spanish -- Michael has managed his studies to be able to take part in volunteer work with local film festivals.

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Alexa Rogers

Alexa Rogers, 2017

Alexa Rogers is concentrating in political and persuasive communication. Among the experience she has already garnered in communication at Mason is serving for a week as the voice of Mason's official Twitter account.

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