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Department of Communication

The Department of Communication creates and shares knowledge of communication and relational processes, including ethical and critical decision-making, with the goal of encouraging the development of engaged citizens preparing for leadership in their professions, community, and world.

Message from the Chair

bdh Beth Goodier
Department Chair

Welcome to the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston. We are a dynamic, integrated program with an accomplished faculty whose teaching and research are reflective of the diversity of our discipline. Read more.

Departmental Spotlight

musichall College of Charleston Professor Evaluates Marriage Equality Conversation, Stirs National Discussion

Since 2004, 16 states have legalized gay marriage. While gay rights activists recognize this as a victory of sorts, College of Charleston Professor of Communication Leigh Moscowitz contends it’s only one of many equality issues activists hoped to push into the public eye. In her new book, The Battle over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism through the Media, Moscowitz examines the mainstream media’s effect on marriage equality and the gay rights movement. Read more...

COMMunity Networks

Internship at Gibbes Museum of Art
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 10:58 am
The Gibbes Museum of Art offers part-time internships during both the summer and academic year. The Museum is seeking college students and recent graduates in Art/Art History, Arts Management, American Studies, Museum Studies, Communications, Arts Administration, Arts Education and/or related fields for internships in the Education, Communications, and Curatorial departments. Computer skills are essential. Click […]
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Program Associate at Bard College – MBA in Sustainability
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 10:22 am
Bard MBA in Sustainability seeks a Program Associate Interested in building a new kind of higher education program? Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability is one of the few business programs globally that fully integrates the study of business and sustainability. Our curriculum ensures that students master the business case for sustainability, understanding how to align profit, environmental, and social metrics. The […]
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