Communication and Media

The communication and media minor at Nazareth College consists of 18 credits. Students take foundational courses in the discipline and choose from a broad collection of courses and cutting-edge electives. 

  • Digital media
  • Writing and editing
  • Visual design
  • Marketing

Program Options, Requirements, and Course Descriptions

Contact Information

Carolyn Lagoe

Carolyn Lagoe

Associate Professor & Chair, Director of Communication and Media Program in English and Communication
Golisano Academic Center 491

Education: B.A., University at Buffalo; M. A., University at Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Teaching/Research/Scholarly Interests: Research and professional experience focuses on the use of health communication campaigns for behavior change. Work also examines the impact of online information seeking on health knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. Takes an experiential approach to education by working with students on projects emphasizing service learning and civic engagement.

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heather butterfield, communication and rhetoric major

Alumni Spotlight: Heather Butterfield '09

"I didn't know when I started my degree that I wanted to go into publishing; I was just passionate about literature and books, and was excited that the program allowed me to take English courses while also getting more 'practical' experience with writing and graphic design."