Majors & Programs of Study


The Department of Communication provides opportunities for its students to apply the principles and theories of mass media and human communication in situations that simulate the professional world. The department operates in a student-centered environment to foster ethical behavior, superior communication skills, leadership abilities, and critical thinking.


  • KSUU-FM (Power 91) took 2nd in the UBEE Award for news casting
  • Kepp Howard took 3rd in the UBEE Award for Drama/Comedy
  • Chris Holmes got honorable mention in the Specialty Category


Community Relations, Advertising Agent, Advertising Executive, Human Rights Officer, Journalist, Radio Announcer, Production Manager, Graphics Editor, and a Business/Government Spokesman.


  • SUTV- the University’s television studio provides training on the latest digital video equipment and electronic newsroom systems, Speech and Presentation Center, KSUU-FM (Power 91), University Journal, Centurium Consulting Group (CCG).


  • National Honor Society - (LPE) Lambda Pi Eta
  • Centurium Consulting Group (CCG)


  • Department Name: Communication
  • Department Phone: 435-586-7861
  • Department Fax: 435-865-8352

Alumni Spotlight

Name: Jon McNaughtan
Heber City

Graduated: Class of 2009

Current job: Associate Director of the Michael O. Leavitt
Center for Politics and Public Service

"We (Jon and his wife Liz) love SUU and the things I learned as a student here at SUU both in and out of the classroom continually have an impact on my life. Just yesterday I designed an advertisement that I learned how to do in Lance Jackson’s Communications Graphics course."

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