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College of Communication & Creative Arts

Rowan University College of Communication & Creative Arts


As you browse through the pages of our website, I invite you to consider the impressive breadth of offerings, both curricular and non-curricular, in the College of Communication & Creative Arts. The curriculum offered in each department challenges students to explore theoretical and practical issues of human communication and creativity, including how we shape, and are shaped by, the rhetorical symbols of our cultures, institutions, and relationships. Our programs are staffed by active, engaged faculty members whose records of teaching, scholarship, and professional practice are truly impressive. Students in the college have the opportunity to gain experiential learning through internships (at for-profit and non-profit organizations throughout the country), practica (including engaging in research with faculty scholars), studio and production courses (that give students experience in creating campaigns and media artifacts), and through student organizations (including the campus radio station, WGLS, and our Rowan newspaper, The Whit). It truly is a special place to work, to learn, and to enjoy. I hope you find yourself as intrigued and impressed as I am with the college, its faculty, staff, and students.

Sanford Tweedie, Dean



College of Communication & Creative Arts – Mission Statement
The College of Communication & Creative Arts at Rowan University is dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, providing our students with an understanding of communication and creative arts theory and practical application that empowers them in their future career, civic, and personal endeavors. The College is committed to developing and implementing rigorous and stimulating curricula, creating opportunities for student engagement, guiding creative and artistic development, and enhancing students’ critical thinking abilities. While educating students in the fields of communication and the creative arts, our faculty and staff also shape student awareness of the requirements of responsible citizenship, encourage examination of the ethical dimensions of communication and creativity, and contribute to the larger scholarly and professional communities.