Communications

Holy Family University is proud to offer students a highly supportive learning environment that values their personal and professional goals. Students in our Communications program thrive in our small yet challenging learning environment. We believe in educating beyond the classroom and providing opportunities for hands-on experience, which is a key component of your college education.

Communications Suite
Designed to meet the needs and expectations of a growing program, our Communications Suite facilities include a TV/Radio Broadcasting Studio (with manual and robotic HD video cameras), a Digital Video Editing Room (with Final Cut Pro), and a Mac lab.

Major Coursework
Students who major in Communications may select either the Digital Communication or Public Relations track. Some of the classes you will take as a Communications major include:
• Communication and Culture
• Desktop Publishing
• Law and Ethics in Media
• Multi-Media Storytelling
• Television and Electronic Media I

What Can You Do With This Major?
Due to their excellent education, many of our communications graduates have wonderful success stories in careers that stretch the boundaries of the expected. Here are just a few of the positions our recent graduates hold:
• Online Content Manager, Clear Channel Radio Philadelphia
• Writer, NBC 10
• Assistant Promotions Director, Sports Radio WIP 610
• Graphic Designer, ICS Group
• Promotions Assistant, WPHT CBC Radio

Real-World Experience
Communications students can gain real-world experience through Holy Family’s nationally recognized co-op and internship program.

Some of the companies our students have worked with include:
• 3601 Creative Group
• 610 WIP
• Bucks County Courier Times
• Center City Film & Video
• Connor Communications
• KYW TV-3
• NBC 10
• Philadelphia Flyers
• Q 102 FM