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  • Real World Experience

    Journalism students create audio-visual content for print, digital, and broadcast. BYU Communications students have served big names such as Nike, Nestle and Deseret Book. Students routinely fill competitive internships and go on to prestigious jobs in their respective fields.

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  • Student Labs

    The School of Communications offers students the use of 12 state-of-the-art labs, including print/digital and broadcast newsrooms, two student work rooms, three research labs and rooms for focus groups and interviews.

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  • Mentored Learning

    To bridge the gap between classroom and workplace, and under the direction of expert faculty, students work in one of the department’s award-winning learning laboratories: Bradley Public Relations Agency, print/digital and broadcast newsrooms, and the Advanced Advertising Lab.

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  • Strong Grounding

    BYU’s communications programs instill a firm grasp of communication theory and principles and teach practical workplace skills. The undergraduate programs in advertising, journalism, and public relations are routinely ranked among the top in the nation.

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  • Top Recognition

    Communications students regularly receive national recognition from industry organizations such as the American Advertising Federation, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Public Relations Student Society of America.

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School of Communications Features

Student News


BYU AdLab Helps Hospital-Bound Kids Play Pokémon GO

Students create experiential technology to help patients explore outside hospital walls When Pokémon GO exploded in mid-July, news articles and social media posts appeared encouraging players to drop “lure modules” that attract pokémon at local hospitals. By dropping these modules, children confined to the building could have a chance at catching something. Cameron Talbot directs […]

Faculty News

Chris Wilson

Comms Professor Wilson to Participate in Summer Fellowship Program

Communications assistant professor Chris Wilson will participate this summer in the Fellowship for Educators Program, a fellowship sponsored by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations.  As part of the experience, Dr. Wilson will spend nearly two weeks at the American Airlines headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, working with and learning from their corporate […]

Alumni News

Art Rascon

Alumnus Art Rascon: Curiosity of the World

Arthur “Art” Rascon (BA ’85), broadcast journalist for ABC-13 KTRK in Houston, is a 21-time Emmy Award–winning reporter. His work has landed him in several tight situations, from “being chased in the jungle by men with machetes in Nicaragua” to “having guns pulled on [him] in the Middle East.” “I remember watching the close of […]

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Looking into a Comms Degree?

A new promotional video for the BYU School of Communications highlights the high caliber program, facilities and on-campus organizations that help students thrive in the real world of professional communications, namely the AdLab, Bradley PR, The Universe and BYU Eleven News. Watch this video to see if a degree in Communications is right for you.