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Welcome to the School of Communications

We seek excellence in communications by stressing personal integrity, rigorous scholarship, moral values, professional competence and ethical conduct.
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Learn About the Diversity in the School of Communications

We embrace our responsibility to create and maintain an environment of inclusiveness that engenders appreciation for diversity and unity.
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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.
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Become a Part of Our Communications Community

We offer a bachelor’s degree in communications with four 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.

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.

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From the Ice to the Broadcast Booth: BYU Grad Kate Hansen in Beijing for Winter Olympics

It’s back to the Olympics for former luge athlete and BYU public relations alumna Kate Hansen. This time, though, she’s in the booth, commentating for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and still dancing along the way.
March 01, 2022 04:04 PM
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Pop Culture Power

Communications professor Scott H. Church (BA ’05) liked the ’80s before it was cool. One of his favorite TV shows is Freaks and Geeks, a cult classic about high schoolers in the 1980s.
March 01, 2022 04:21 PM
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Ira Glass Shares Lessons from Radio and Storytelling Career

Ira Glass, radio personality and host of the award-winning podcast “This American Life,” addressed BYU on Saturday as part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications’ BRAVO! series. His presentation of “7 Things I’ve Learned” expounded upon key lessons of his career and an analysis of the craft of storytelling.
June 28, 2022 04:37 PM
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Like Father, Like Son: Art Rascon Steps Down as Son Jacob Rascon Steps Up to Fill His Position As News Anchor

Jacob Rascon takes the place of his father Art Rascon after 36 years in the journalism business, looking forward to filling the shoes his father wore so well
February 24, 2022 04:45 PM
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Alumni Profile: Jerry Miller

Jerry Miller Broadcast Journalism, 1978 Voice of Idaho State Bengals for 39 yearsWhy did you choose to study communications?
February 24, 2022 04:53 PM
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Alumni Profile: Jenny Anderson

Jenny Anderson Advertising, 2018 Senior Account Manager, VMLY&R, New York CityWhy did you choose to study communications?
February 24, 2022 04:59 PM
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Notes from the Editor: Journalism & the Church

Meet the editor in chief of the Church News and learn about her vigor for the field of journalism
November 10, 2021 05:04 PM
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What Is the PR Intelligence Lab? Q&A with Lab Manager Michael Burke Breaks It Down

Take a look inside the Public Relations Intelligence Lab and meet the new manager: Michael Burke
November 05, 2021 05:07 PM
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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.

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