This optional concentration is designed for those who want to teach communication at the college level. You will develop your own teaching philosophy as you gain hands-on teaching experience through an internship.


  • Develop a teaching philosophy
  • Create a teaching portfolio
  • Execute creative course design
  • Understanding of classroom dynamics
  • Understanding of Jesuit teaching philosophy

The successful completion of the College Teaching of Communication Concentration will be recognized on your degree transcript.

The Concentration Consists of 3 Classes

Required Courses

COML 510: Communication Teaching & Pedagogy

Choose either COML 520 or COML 525

COML 520: Internship OR
COML 525: Advanced Pedagogy
Prerequisite: COML 510

Electives Courses - choose one

COML 505: Digital Storytelling
COML 509:
Social Media Engagement and Analysis
COML 511: Communication Consulting and Training
COML 513: Special Topics
COML 515:
Relational Communication
COML 516: Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship
COML 518: Online Course Design and Teaching
COML 530: Women, Communication, Leadership
COML 550: Visual Data Communication
COML 572: Communication, Leadership and Community Development - Includes study abroad in Cali, Colombia


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