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Why Study COJO at UST?
WHY STUDY COMMUNICATION & JOURNALISM?
COJO Matters . . .
Because communication is fundamental to the human experience. It shapes who we are as human beings, and it constructs the world as we know it.
Because we’re undergoing a communication revolution that’s having profound implications for our personal and professional lives.
Because effective communication skills top the list of things employers are looking for in employees.
Because our majors and minors develop skills that can be applied to countless professions.
Because making the world a better place depends on better communication.
Because our graduates are doing important work.
Because our faculty are gifted teachers, accomplished scholars and experienced professionals.
16 Full-Time Faculty With Expertise In:
Communication Theories and Methods
Documentary & Video Production
Interpersonal, Group and Organizational Communication
Journalism (Print, Broadcast, Multimedia, Web)
Two “Professors of the Year”
Dr. Tom Connery (2011)
Dr. Mark Neuzil (2013)
More Than 350 Majors and Minors
Ad Fed and National Student Advertising Competition
Public Relations Student Society of America
Lambda Pi Eta
Undergraduate Communication Research Conference
A staff of more than 50 students working with six faculty advisors
Students working (and getting paid) as multi-media journalists and advertising/PR practitioners
Awards from the Associated Collegiate Press, Society of Professional Journalists, and Minnesota Newspaper Association (11 MNA awards in 2013 alone)
Study Abroad and Study Away
January-term or June-term
Plus many other semester-long programs
Applications due the third week of February each year
Countless Internship Opportunities
TV and Radio Stations
Advertising and PR Agencies
Health Care Organizations and Hospitals
Political Campaigns and Offices
Are you ready to take the next step?
Get started today.
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