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College of Human Development, Culture, and Media
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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)


The Communication major empowers students to think, write and communicate with excellence. The coursework is firmly grounded in the liberal arts tradition of education and seeks to enable ethical and confident engagement and leadership in diverse social contexts including academia, the arts, business, politics and the professions. 

Students in the Communication major develop the fundamental relational skills required for success in all fields. Mentored by faculty members who are published authors and respected scholars, our successful network of alumni have gone on to work in a variety of positions with organizations like SiriusXM, New York Life, New York Yankees, Madison Square Garden.

College Facts

  • 385 Undergraduate Enrollment
  • 12:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
  • 97% Employment Rate
  • 100% Graduate School Acceptance Rate

Meet John Hayes '76

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer American Express

Bob Ley ’76

“My experience at Seton Hall was one of great growth and opportunity. I learned how to apply values and critical thinking to my career field.”

Bob Ley ’76
Host of ESPN’s “Outside the Lines”


Communication majors complete 45 credits of required courses and electives. Courses include Communication Theory, Organizational Communication, Intercultural Communication, and Moral Argumentation and Debate, among others. View the curriculum »

Communication majors are encouraged to explore the College's unique dual-degree option. The combined program, in which students work to earn both a B.A. and an M.A. in Communication, allows students to take 12 graduate credits during their junior and senior years in preparation for a fifth year of graduate study. More information about the B.A./M.A. Communication is available here.


Many students have won honors through internships at top agencies at which they are now employed. Past placements include:

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The faculty in our internationally recognized research and teaching programs are committed to guiding students to success. Seton Hall is a Catholic University where great thinkers do more than think. They teach.
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Catherine Zizik
Associate Professor of Communication
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James J. Kimble
Professor of Communication
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Jon Radwan
Associate Professor of Communication; Director of the Institute for Communication and Religion
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Madison Krall
Assistant Professor of Communication
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