Pre-Major

With the explosion of new communication technologies, social media tools and a new journalism landscape, the study of communication is of paramount importance to our understanding of human interaction.  From telecommunications and the internet to digital and visualization technologies, communication now travels worldwide in an instant. Careers in the field continue to expand, and the number and variety of opportunities for communication majors are unlimited.  

Ranked in the top five among high impact communication programs, Ohio State's School of Communication provides undergraduates with rigorous and innovative curriculum, state-of-the-art multimedia classrooms, multiplatform labs and podcasting studio, hands-on training through internships, alumni networking and mentoring opportunities, and access to internationally renowned faculty.  We invite you to explore and discover what the School of Communication at The Ohio State University has to offer.

Non-School of Communication Ohio State Students

Are you a current Ohio State student thinking of switching your major to communication or journalism?

Students are required to attend a Major Information Session before scheduling an individual advising appointment with a School of Communication advisor. Students can declare pre-communication or pre-journalism at the session.

See "Declaring the Pre-Major" for Major Information Session dates and times.

Prospective High School or Transfer Students

Please email advisor Lisa Jerele at jerele.2@osu.edu to request additional information and to schedule an advising appointment. We recommend arranging your visit at least 2-3 weeks in advance as appointments fill quickly. Appointments are required. In addition, we encourage prospective students to arrange anAdmissions Overview and Tour to learn about Ohio State's application and admissions requirements.

 

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