Professional Writing & English Studies

MajorB.A.120 hours
  • Core in Composition
  • Core in Literature
  • Prepares for job market
  • Prepares for graduate school

HumanitiesExplore the arts

Minor24-25 hours
  • Focus area in Literature
  • Focus area in Music
  • Focus area in Philosophy
  • Great for grad school admissions

CommunicationPR or New Media

MajorB.A.120 hours
  • Focus in Public Relations
  • Focus in New Media
  • Great job market outlook
  • Capstone internship or project

CommunicationAugment your skills

Minor24 hours
  • Focus in Public Relations
  • Focus in New Media
  • Diversify your skills
  • Great for grad school admissions

Dr. Tierney explains the art in finding shade from the sun

On March 17, Dr. Tom Tierney presented as part of the Spring 2015 Humanities Symposia with his talk “The Brise-Soleil: An Expanding Concept & A Too-Restrictive Term?.” A large number of students, faculty, and community members were in attendance. The video above is his complete talk with the question and answer discussion that followed. For a more detailed description of the talk, see below. The brise-soleil, an architectural feature that […]

Albright competes for Janitor of the Year

Albright competes for Janitor of the Year

We don’t normally run stories that aren’t about Humanities and Communication on TrineHAC.com. But we’re going to make an exception for Sherry Albright. If you’ve been in Sponsel Hall recently, chances are you’ve met Sherry. She doesn’t just care for the building—she makes sure that everyone she meets is greeted with a smile and a cheerful, “Good morning!” It’s that attitude that has made Sherry one of the final contestants […]

Wagner explores the importance of Harry Potter’s library card

On March 10, Trine librarian Sarah Wagner presented as part of the Spring 2015 Humanities Symposia with her talk “Restricted Section: Libraries and Librarians in the Harry Potter Series.” A large number of students, faculty, and community members were in attendance. The video above is her complete talk with the question and answer discussion that followed. For a more detailed description of the talk, see below. Librarian Sarah Wagner will […]

Suzuki performs an ‘Act of Kindness’ in sharing his culture

Suzuki performs an ‘Act of Kindness’ in sharing his culture

Professor Cheryl Skiba-Jones’ Interpersonal Communication class offers students a unique opportunity to supplement their class work with a volunteer project over the course of a semester. Ken Suzuki did just that with his recent presentation “Japanese Culture and Family”. “He did the presentations for his Com 163 Act of Kindness project,” Skiba-Jones said. The “Act of Kindness” project teaches students the benefits of giving to others. Ken Suzuki is a […]

Department announces new student choice award

Department announces new student choice award

The Oscars and the Grammys share in common that the top of their profession nominates and votes on the awards. If you want crowd pleasers, though, tune into the People’s Choice Awards. With that in mind, the Department of Humanities and Communication is pleased to give students a chance to pick the winner. The newly announced HAC Student Distinction Award distinguishes itself by being an award where students nominate and […]