Undergraduate Programs

Whether your interests lie in communication studies, advertising and public relations, or media production, the Department of Communication at Barry University offers you an ideal environment for learning and achievement in these challenging fields. Small class sizes, accessible and mentoring faculty, and contemporary industry-standard facilities provide our students the keys to future success.

Communication Students

Communication Students

Students receive individual attention from a dedicated group of faculty and staff. Additionally, all department majors and minors have access to contemporary production facilities, including the Brinkley Television Studio, and can produce content by becoming involved in the department’s three campus media outlets; WBUJ 99.5 FM radio, the Buccaneer newspaper, and Btv - Channel 14, the campus cable channel.

Additional forms of financial aid are available to outstanding students who become involved with student media

The Department of Communication offers three majors:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Television and Digital Media
    This major is designed for students pursuing careers in contemporary media environments. The program provides an integrated experience in how to produce content for a range of media, including television, radio, print, and social media.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies
    This program is designed for students who want to learn about the role of communication in all aspect of human relationships. Students examine how communication shapes social interaction and influence relationships in family, interpersonal, and organizational settings. The role of communication in shaping our understanding of race, gender, and ethnicity is also explored.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations
    The Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations integrates the study of both these fields to provide students an understanding of contemporary integrated communications. After a grounding in the core principles of both fields, students can choose to specialize in either advertising or public relations as the focus of their studies.

If you are interested in any of our programs, we invite you to visit us in beautiful Miami Shores, Florida. Contact us to arrange a visit with our faculty and see our facilities.

Dr. Vicente Berdayes
Chair, Department of Communication
vberdayes@barry.edu
305-899-3468