The School of Communication is engaged in the community, our award-winning faculty and students have been a vital part of Spalding for over three decades. In the School, you will find courses range from the study of public relations and social media to digital multimedia media, organizational communication, intercultural communication and leadership communication.
With an on-campus radio station and a multi-media technology lab, you will have many opportunities for hands-on learning. Our students work with top employers in the area for internships such as Brown Forman, the Kentucky Derby Festival, WHAS 11, and Greater Louisville, Inc. to name a few. Spalding University’s School of Communication prepares you to walk your education into the marketplace.
Convienient Class Formats:
- Traditional Classes – Classes meet during the day; 6-week sessions
- Adult Accelerated Classes – Classes meet evenings and weekends; 6-week sessions
Many of our students are transfers students and we will work with you on your transition into the School of Communication.
As a communication major, you choose the specialty area that is right for you.
Prepares students for careers in integrative communication such as corporate leadership, training and development, organizational decision-making, crisis communication, event planning, and public relations to name a few.
Includes digital multimedia, blogging, social media, story boarding, online communication, media classes, public relations, digital and video portfolios.
Students design a program in tandem with the student’s professional goals.
In addition to communication specialty classes, all communication majors take the following foundational courses:
- COM 203: Small Group Communication
- COM 204: Interpersonal Communication
- COM 205: Argumentation & Debate
- COM 245: Media & Culture
- COM 300: Principles of Communication
- COM 381: Persuasion
- COM 443: The Professional Internship
- COM 481: Communication Capstone
For more information contact Dr. Melissa Chastain, Chair, School of Communication firstname.lastname@example.org