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Department of Communication

Communication is a dynamic and ever-changing field of study focusing on messages within the context of human relationships, communities and institutions. Therefore, communication is fundamental to the generation of knowledge and to the structure of our society.

At Christopher Newport, communication majors examine and challenge politics, human interactions, social policies, ethics and traditions through coursework that examines the nature and interpretation of messages.

Our program gives you the opportunity to grow and develop as a skilled communicator. You’ll learn to understand, interpret, produce and critique information related to interpersonal communication, rhetoric, media and public culture – vital skills that will pay dividends long after graduation, whatever your chosen career path.

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