WELCOME TO THE
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS
We seek excellence in communications by stressing personal integrity, rigorous scholarship, moral values, professional competence and ethical conduct.
PARTICIPATE IN ONE OF OUR
PROFESSIONAL OR RESEARCH LABS
We maintain labs that offer state-of-the-art facilities to allow students to practice professional skills they learn in the classroom.
BECOME A PART OF OUR
COMMUNICATIONS COMMUNITY
We offer a bachelor’s degree in communications with three areas of emphasis and one graduate degree.

Become a Part of our School Community

Since 1985, the School of Communications has been accredited by ACEJMC, the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.

APPLY TO ONE OF OUR EMPHASES

The School of Communications offers one degree, a BA in Mass Communications.  Within this degree program, students may specialize in one of three emphases: Advertising, News Media (formerly Journalism), and Public Relations. To learn more about these programs, click here.

MEET WITH ONE OF OUR ADVISORS

Visit our academic advisors who are dedicated to your success, and commit their best efforts to your early major exploration, educational planning and timely graduation. To schedule an appointment, call 801-422-3777, or stop by our office in D-444 of the Harris Fine Arts Center.

INTERNSHIP & CAREER SERVICES

From the day students enter the program to the day they graduate the Internship & Career Services Office helps with any form of career preparation. The office provides resume and portfolio critiques, mentoring opportunities, interview preparation, and general internship counsel.

The School of Communications

prepares graduates who will effectively serve their professions, their communities, and their nations.

The Brigham Young University School of Communications prepares professionals to  facilitate the transfer of ideas among people through mass media communication. The School of Communications, a division of the College of Fine Arts and Communications, is located in the George H. Brimhall Building on the south end of the BYU campus.

Recognizing the crucial need to truthfully inform and be informed, the BYU School of Communications seeks excellence in communications by stressing personal integrity, rigorous scholarship, moral values, professional competence and ethical conduct. The school: (1) broadly educates men and women; (2) fosters respect for free, responsible and truthful expression; (3) champions democratic values; (4) prepares graduates who will effectively serve their professions, their communities, and their nations.

Looking for a professional learning environment?

The School of Communications maintains labs that offer state-of-the-art facilities to allow students to practice professional skills they learn in the classroom.

BYU AdLab

The BYU AdLab is located in 140 BRMB and is available for use by all accepted students in the advertising sequence. Inside are Macs and PCs equipped with programs such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. The AdLab can be reached at (801) 422-7324.

Eleven News

The ElevenNews studio is located in 150 BRMB and is used for the daily ElevenNews newscast at noon. Inside are computers available to broadcasting students equipped with Final Cut Pro, iNews and AvidNews. The ElevenNews studio can be reached at (801) 422-6918.

Bradley YDigital PR

The Bradley YDigital Public Relations Lab is located in 116 BRMB and is available to all accepted PR students. Macs and PCs are available with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. The Bradley Lab can be reached at (801) 422-4946.

The Universe

The Universe is located in 152 BRMB and is where Comms students report and edit for the online Universe and produce BYU’s weekly newspaper. Inside computers and work stations are available to Universe staff and writers. The Universe newsroom can be reached at (801) 422-2957.

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