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    Get Involved! You can join the the Reflector (student newspaper), Tv productions, Speech and Debate team, (PRSSA) Public Relations Student Society of America, (PRAM) Public Relations Association of Mississippi, audition for theatrical plays, join Lambda Pi Eta honor society, Lab Rats Comedy Improv or the Black Friars Drama Society. READ MORE about Get Involved!

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    Career Center Comes To You Come to the 2nd floor of McComas outside the 200 suite every Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. to meet with the Career Center's Senior Coordinator, Daniel Morgan for resume critique, interviewing tips and much more!

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    Laptop Requirements for Fall 2019 READ MORE about Laptop Requirements for Fall 2019

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    Take 30 News Broadcasting students produce multiple programs during each semester. Take 30 provides hands-on experience for majors to prepare them for careers. READ MORE about Take 30 News

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    Lab Rats MSU's own Lab Rats entertains audiences throughout each semester with improv and related entertainment. Majors and any interested students may try out for Lab Rats or enjoy the shows as audience members. READ MORE about Lab Rats

Department of Communications

Welcome to the
Department of Communication

The Department of Communication is within the College of Arts & Sciences and currently serves approximately 600 majors. Communication majors may choose from one or more of the following concentrations: Broadcasting, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, and Theatre.

The mission of the Department of Communication is to prepare students to be effective and ethical consumers and producers of personal and public communication. To that end, the department serves all students in the development of basic communication skills and of an appreciation for mass media, public communication, and theatre.