Department Highlights

With multiple programs of study and state-of-the-art facilities, the Department of Communication offers students the chance to live, learn, and grow in one of the world’s most dynamic cities, featuring a cosmopolitan mix of cultures, access to international media markets, and a wealth of practical experiences and professional opportunities.

Degrees Offered

Majors

Advertising
Broadcast & Emerging Media
Communication & Media Studies
Public Relations

Minors

Advertising
Broadcast & Emerging Media
Communication & Media Studies
Public Relations

Interdisciplinary Minors

Journalism

Outstanding Features

Home to all campus media

Financial aid is available to students working in student media.

BTV

TELEVISION: A campus cable station featuring student-produced programming.

The Buccaneer

NEWSPAPER: A student designed, student written campus newspaper.

The MIX, 99.5 FM

RADIO: A fully student-managed radio station broadcasting on the FM dial across the Miami/Dade’s Upper East Side and streaming globally at www.wbuj.org.

Exceptional Facilities

David Brinkley Television Studio

A spacious all-digital space featuring three-camera configuration, green screen, and digital sets.

The Media Center

A support center where students can get professional help with their projects and reserve access to editing booths and production equipment.

Digital Media Lab

A state-of-the-art MAC environment providing student access to all the software production tools needed for their media projects.

WBUJ Radio Studio

A newly-built studio with room for a DJ/Interviewer and multiple guests.

Internship Program

Our thriving internship program is open to all department majors. Internships allow students to gain practical experience in their professional field for credit in their major. Recent internship placements include:

Arsht Performing Arts Center
Onboard Media
Ocean Drive Magazine
Tara Ink
BVLGARI Corporation

WTVJ NBC 6
WFOR CBS 4
WSVN FOX 7
WPLG ABC 10
WLTV UNIVISON 23

Miami Heat
Miami Dolphins
Florida Panthers
Miami Film Festival
WPOW Power 96

Zimmerman Advertising
Tinsley Advertising
Alma Agency, Miami
Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Radio Disney

Contact

Please contact us with any questions or to schedule a visit to meet with faculty and tour our facilities. We are happy to hear from you.

Vicente Berdayes, Chairperson
Department of Communication
communication@barry.edu
305-899-3456