- Career Exploration
- Commencement Ceremony
- Departmental Funding
- Departmental Forms
- External Resources
- Senior Thesis and Honors Programs
- Study Abroad
- Student Organizations
- Transfer Credit
- Undergraduate Fellows Program
- Undergraduate Research
- Information Sessions
- Student Spotlight
- Alumni Spotlight
- Senior Reflections
Key elements of the major are...
- Introductory classes taught by world-renowned faculty
- Small, upper-level seminars examining a range of issues in mass media and communication
- Emphasis on critical thinking and writing
- Combining classroom training with internship opportunities in a variety of media-related fields
- Study abroad and senior thesis/honors program opportunities
- Opportunity to network with outstanding U-M alumni through our career planning programming
What can I study at the department of Communication and Media?
Topics covered by the major include but are not limited to: mobile communications, gender and media, media and public opinion, health and media, globalization, media effects on individuals and society, and more. Some of our department’s resources include our industry-based alumni panels and career exploration opportunities, notably our shadowships where students are able to work with alumni for a few days.