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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 Washington Media Institute
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 3:12 pm
NYC Expense Paid Media Internships
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 2:57 pm
The deadline for the 2015 IRTS Summer Fellowship Program is approaching. Eligible students have the chance to participate in an exciting media industry internship in New York City that includes travel, accommodations and an allowance! Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the media industry, in addition to interning at a specific […]
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