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Global Communication and Media


Ramapo College Office of Admissions

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About Global Communication and Media

Do you enjoy deciphering messages embedded in print and electronic media? Would you be interested in learning more about how language, technology and economic structure are involved in the creation of those messages across different mediums?

Communication Arts is the study and practice of the many tools, languages, technologies, media and discourses of and about culture. With a concentration in Global Communication and Media, your education will focus on developing research and writing skills in analyzing media forms and representations in order to become more effective producers and more critical consumers of media content.

Classes you can take:

Intercultural Communication, Campaign in Media and Film, Media and Popular Culture, Research and Writing Methods, Global/Multicultural Media Issues, Fundamentals of Interactive Media, Global Media, Local Change, Reporting & Producing Online News, Writing for Publication, Promotions Writing, Writing for Public Relations, Creative Advertising and Public Relations

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Career Opportunities

GC&M graduates pursue careers in promotions, public relations, media programming and management, social issue advocacy, advertising, media writing, and education in government, private, and non­profit sectors. Your GC&M degree will also prepare you for graduate study in communication, media studies, and film studies.

Sample Job Titles

Job Title
Public Relations Specialists
Writers and Authors
Advertising and Promotions Managers
Directors, Religious Activities and Education

* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services ( or visit

Hands-On Learning

As a GC&M student, you’ll learn how to research, analyze, write, communicate and create media. Graduates leave with hands-on experience in the research, development and execution of communication and media campaigns in public relations, promotions, and/or related areas of media programming, production and management. You’ll also complete an internship that will provide valuable professional connections and experience. Ramapo students continue to intern for many organizations including 95.5 WPLJ Radio, The Rachel Show, Sesame Street, American Cancer Society, MTV, CBS, Fox Sports, Sony Records, NY Jets, Good Housekeeping, Clear Channel Media and BBC WorldWide Americas.