English-Communication Department Overview 2012-2013
In Immaculata University’s English/Communication Department, you’ll enjoy beautiful literature, grapple with influential ideas, and explore the power of mass communications and information technology. You’ll also gain versatile skills that are applicable to numerous fields. Learn how to tell a good story, organize concepts, evaluate an argument, persuade a target audience, and craft an attention-grabbing sentence.
The world will always need people who can think and write well. Immaculata’s talented English and Communication faculty will help you become adept in these skills, which are versatile enough to be applied to numerous career fields—law, business, publishing, marketing, government, media, education, fundraising, and the arts.
We offer many creative and challenging internships to help you gain experience, build your resume, expand your network, and make your skills more marketable. Internships are available in public relations, journalism, graphic and web design, marketing, broadcasting, and more. Students also have opportunities to attend and present at regional conferences.
If you are interested in graduate studies, faculty will help prepare you to pursue further education and join the scholarly community. You may apply for a mini-grant to attend conferences and to conduct faculty-mentored research.
If you have any additional questions, please contact Dr. Melanie Kisthardt, English and Communication Department Chair.