Communication meets innovation in one multifaceted program
Guided by a team of award-winning and practiced multimedia professionals, students hit the ground running in a professional approach to learning. On-campus reporting, broadcasting, and event coordinating are just a few of the opportunities providing students with resume-building experience and career-building connections.
“The art of communication is the language of leadership.”—James Humes
- Multimedia Journalism
- Public Relations and Strategic Communication
- Sports Communications
Technology-minded and hands-on curriculum keeps pace with the dynamic field of communication. Students discover their niche in a wide variety of course offerings, and then sharpen their skills in small specialized classes. Hands-on class projects get students on-air, in publications, and working directly with area businesses. Students create portfolios to be evaluated by a panel of professionals prior to graduation.
A Few of Your Career Options
- News Broadcaster
- Newspaper Reporter
- Television Producer
- Sports Broadcaster
- Human Resources Manager
- Public Relations Manager
- Event Planner
- Internship opportunities at 125 corporations, many paid, as early as freshman year.
Quincy was once the second-largest city in Illinois. Steamboat and railroads were also beneficial to Quincy. The city was one that did well during the Civil War and the years right after. In 1870, Quincy surpassed Peoria as the second-largest city in Illinois.