Communication & Media Studies

Investigate the relationship between culture and communication in our globally diverse society through the Communication & Media Studies program at 麻豆色情片. Our students learn how to apply their writing, research and problem-solving skills to public advocacy and building community across cultures, cultivating a strong sense of social justice and civil responsibility that prepares them for work and life in an ever-changing world.

Degree Requirements


Student Learning Outcomes

While matriculating in the Communication & Media Studies program, students:

  • Learn theories, models, and concepts that investigate the relationship between culture and communication.
  • Develop research skills relevant to the study of culture and communication.
  • Cultivate a concern for communication ethics, social justice, and civic responsibility.
  • Understand the dynamics related to communication technologies and new media and develop appropriate applied skills.
  • Refine and foster writing skills, critical thinking skills, creativity, and problem-solving abilities.

A statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Communication & Media Studies program (CMS) focuses on communication as a fundamental and all-encompassing human activity involving the construction and sharing of messages and various meaning-making activities in our local and global contexts. In the classroom, we build supportive environments where diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential elements, and where communities of learners commit to upholding the inherent dignity of each other.

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Incorporating Real-World Lessons

Kamille Gentles-Peart, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Communication & Media Studies

At 麻豆色情片 our faculty incorporate real world topics that underscore classroom lessons, making the work both relevant and impactful. Dr. Gentles-Peart strives to make her classwork applicable for all students.

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Internship Opportunities

  • Providence Tourism Bureau
  • Arnold Advertising
  • RDW Group Advertising
  • WPRI Channel 12
  • Newport Tennis Hall of Fame
  • East Bay Newspapers
  • Hasbro, RI
  • Tango Pix
  • RI International Film Festival


  • ESPN
  • Associated Press
  • East Bay Newspapers
  • Newport Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Stop & Shop
  • Hasbro, RI
  • Olender Media
  • Fama PR
  • Mequoda Daily and Library
  • Houghton Mifflin
  • Citizens Bank

Graduate Study

  • Emerson College
  • Boston University
  • Boston College
  • University of Rhode Island
  • Syracuse University
  • Bentley University
  • New York University

Juris Doctor/Bachelor's 3+3 Accelerated Program (J.D.)

Earn your bachelor鈥檚 and juris doctor degrees in six years through 麻豆色情片鈥檚 Three-Plus-Three Law program. You鈥檒l get a jump-start on your J.D. by integrating law courses into your undergraduate studies and completing undergraduate requirements in your first year of law school. Accepted students will take first-year courses in the School of Law along with legal electives to fulfill undergraduate fourth-year requirements. Interested students must indicate their intent to pursue a 3+3 pathway early in their undergraduate studies for curriculum planning and advising.

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