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  • Real World Experience

    Journalism students create audio-visual content for print, digital, and broadcast. BYU Communications students have served big names such as Nike, Nestle and Deseret Book. Students routinely fill competitive internships and go on to prestigious jobs in their respective fields.

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  • Student Labs

    The School of Communications offers students the use of 12 state-of-the-art labs, including print/digital and broadcast newsrooms, two student work rooms, three research labs and rooms for focus groups and interviews.

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  • Mentored Learning

    To bridge the gap between classroom and workplace, and under the direction of expert faculty, students work in one of the department’s award-winning learning laboratories: Bradley Public Relations Agency, print/digital and broadcast newsrooms, and the Advanced Advertising Lab.

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  • Strong Grounding

    BYU’s communications programs instill a firm grasp of communication theory and principles and teach practical workplace skills. The undergraduate programs in advertising, journalism, and public relations are routinely ranked among the top in the nation.

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  • Top Recognition

    Communications students regularly receive national recognition from industry organizations such as the American Advertising Federation, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Public Relations Student Society of America.

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School of Communications Features

Student News

BYU grad students win second place in Arthur W. Page Case Study Competition

BYU School of Communications graduate students came out on top this year during the Arthur W. Page Case Study Competition. Jason Freeman, Melissa Seipel, and Tambi Issac tied for second place against 85 other entries from 35 different schools. The students submitted, “Fifth Time’s the Charm? Chipotle’s String of Disasters in 2015 and Why Action […]

Faculty News

Beckham Lecture Focuses on the Effect of Memes on Current Culture

From “Bad Luck Brian” to the “Pepper Spraying Cop” and the “Crying Jordan,” memes have had an enormous impact on communication within the social media realm. School of Communications Assistant Professor Dr. Scott Church, recently shared his research findings in his lecture for the Winter 2017 Raymond E. and Ida Lee Beckham Lecture in Communications […]

Alumni News

Social media offers more job options for journalism grads

The social media industry is expanding, increasing available jobs for journalism graduates. An article published in the Indian Journal of Applied Research in December 2016 argues social media is important in the world of communications. The article states “journalists have begun to use these sites as alternative platforms for news delivery and dissemination. An obvious […]

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Looking into a Comms Degree?

A new promotional video for the BYU School of Communications highlights the high caliber program, facilities and on-campus organizations that help students thrive in the real world of professional communications, namely the AdLab, Bradley PR, The Universe and BYU Eleven News. Watch this video to see if a degree in Communications is right for you.