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Communication Arts Degree

How we communicate is constantly changing. Become a master storyteller with dynamic courses in digital media, journalism, literature, and creative writing.

Why Study Communication Arts?

Connect one-on-one with faculty, fellow students, and other professionals through classroom instruction, hands-on learning, and internships:

  • Concentrate in Corporate/Administrative Communication, Journalism, Photography, or Graphic Design.
  • Learn and understand humans as thinkers and storytellers, in personal interaction, media, and writing.
  • Apply communication in a variety of professional and creative contexts.
  • Partner with industry leaders in various internship opportunities.
  • Work alongside highly qualified faculty and mentors who have real-world experience.
  • Contribute to College media publications and gain relevant skills for careers in many different fields.

What can I do with a degree in Communications or Communication Arts?

Employers

  • The Abington Journal
  • Clear Channel Radio
  • Idea Works
  • ESPN
  • Times-Shamrock Communications
  • Walt Disney World

Career Options

  • Advertising/Sales
  • Brand Strategist
  • Film Director/Producer
  • Freelance Journalist
  • Marketing
  • Sports Broadcaster
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Contact

Dr. Sherry Strain
Program Director
570-945-8490
CAH@keystone.edu

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Giant Profile: Chad Jones '23

Chad Jones

Chad Jones is a writer for the Key, a student editor of The Plume, and a Keystone College football player. As a public relations intern with Keystone’s Office of Communications, he has written press releases and web features, and taken photographs for several departments on campus.

Exceptional experiences.
Giant outcomes.

13:1

Keystone student-to-faculty ratio

14%

increase in jobs over the next 10 years

94%

Keystone students employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation

25K-75K

Median annual salary for communication careers

Ranked

Amazing opportunities—on campus and beyond

From internships and experiential learning opportunities to travel and conferences, you’ll have many opportunities to conduct real-world experiences, work with your peers and mentors in your chosen field, and learn first-hand the latest skills to succeed in the real world.

WKCV Radio

The Voice of Keystone College, a student-run, on-campus, radio station.

The Key

The Key, the official student newspaper of Keystone College, is produced each semester. Students enrolled in any journalism course are required to write for the paper as part of the curriculum, however the paper is open to any student in any major who would like to write articles or take newsworthy photos for this college publication.

The Key
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The Plume

The Plume, Keystone College’s literary magazine, is produced twice a year by undergraduate students. The magazine is a literary and artistic publication that features photography, poetry, fiction, nonfiction and art created by students and other members of the Keystone College community. 

Be Involved

When you become a Giant, you will enjoy campus life in many different ways with 18 Division III sports, a variety of student events, 276 acres to explore, and various ways to learn both inside and outside of the classroom.

Follow The Guild, Keystone Communications student club on Social Media!

“I think I’ve grown so much as a student and as a person at Keystone. I have my friends and professors to thank for that. They guided and encouraged me and I was able to secure an internship with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.”

Amanda Kuhn Class of 2021
Read about Amanda

Featured Faculty

Anthony DelRegno, MA, MBA

Anthony DelRegno, MA, MBA

Assistant Professor of Communications
Drake Gomez, MFA

Drake Gomez, MFA

Professor of Art  
Kerry Roe, PhD

Kerry Roe, PhD

Assistant Professor of History  
Ward Roe, MFA

Ward Roe, MFA

Professor of Art  
Sara White, MA

Sara White, MA

Assistant Professor of Communication  
Sherry Strain, PhD

Sherry Strain, PhD

Professor of Communication and Chair of Communication Art, and Humanities Department 

Janet C. Wrightnour, MA

Professor of History  

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