Spotlight Visit Day (October 26)

The Communication Department will be taking part in the Humanities & Communication Spotlight Visit Day on Wednesday, October 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. At this Spotlight Visit Day, you can learn more about Millikin's Communication program, sit in on classes and tour program facilities, speak with current students and faculty, and hear about financial aid and scholarship opportunities. In addition, you will be able to take part in a Performance Learning activity by writing and recording public service announcements at WJMU, Millikin's student-operated radio station.


Why Study Communication?

There are many reasons to consider a degree in communication, but we believe there are three distinct advantages to our program.

  • Flexibility and customization: We have a series of core classes and concentration requirements, but there is plenty of room in your schedule to take courses outside the department that cater to your specific areas of interest.
  • Practicality: The experience you gain through our class projects, courses, and internships will equip you to be an immediate contributor on the job. Employers love this; trust us.
  • Diversity: This is a diverse discipline featuring three distinct concentrations within the major. You can learn the skills of a communication generalist or a specialist—the choice is up to you. We have the courses and faculty to help with both options.

This list represents a sampling of the wide variety of jobs held by recent graduates of our program.

  • Production Assistant at 120 Sports, a web-based TV channel in Chicago 
  • Leadership Development Consultant at Pi Beta Phi National Sorority Organization 
  • Operations Manager at WGFA Radio 
  • Marketing Communications Coordinator at Runzheimer International 
  • Community Specialist at American Cancer Society 
  • Social Media Manager at Serta Company
Departmental News
Millikin Communication Department
Academic | College of Arts & Sciences | Communication
Everyday Conversations
September 23, 2016, 11:15am
It's 12 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon at Shilling Hall and Dr. Amy Delaney, assistant professor of communication, is in a round table discussion with students talking about the impact of...
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Campus | College of Arts & Sciences | Communication
WJMU wins first Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Award
March 11, 2016, 11:30am
Millikin University's student-run radio station 89.5 WJMU The Quad received its first Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Award at the 76th annual IBS Conference held March 4-6 in New...
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Millikin MLK Legacy event
Campus | Communication | Inclusion & Student Engagement
Millikin event honors MLK's legacy
January 29, 2016, 12:30pm
Millikin University celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an event on Jan. 28 in Lower Richards Treat University Center. The event, titled "Weathering the Storm: Making...
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