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Accreditation

Our undergraduate mass communication and public relations programs are accredited by ACEJMC, the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. This shows we are meeting national standards with our facilities, faculty, curriculum, diversity and student learning.

The department bases its curricula on the professional values and competencies advocated by ACEJMC. These include understanding the importance of free speech and a free press, writing cogently, applying communication theory, doing communication research, valuing a diverse society, thinking critically and independently, and working ethically.

Below is an up-to date chart containing retention and graduation data for our department.