Documentary Film – Eastern Wyoming College Communication Program in partnership with Wyoming Humanities
EWC Communication Major: Courses in the social science of Communication as well as introductory work in Media Journalism.
Communication students will take courses: Introduction to Media, Reporting and Newswriting for Media, Business Communication, Introduction to Communication Theory, Interpersonal Communication, and other courses in a personally designed program, resulting in an Associate of Arts degree which is fully transferable to most Colleges and Universities.
Students will write and create media for the Lancer Quarterly. Students intending to major in Communication will be able to fully participate in their craft through applicable community projects.
A capstone project allows students to research areas of specialization or to create a portfolio of work which is ideally suited to future study and job preparation.
There are also internship possibilities with media.
Speech & Debate Team:
Eastern Wyoming College also offers a competitive Speech & Debate Team through the University of Wyoming which offer opportunities for national and regional travel to competitions.
General programs that are available for concentration include:
This option is designed for students that want to work in Ag communications. This could include TV or radio broadcasting, writing for newspapers or magazines, and public relations for Ag organizations such as Farm Bureau, NCBA or others. Encouraged are electives with the following prefixes: AGEC, CO/M, and ENGL.
Media/Journalism, Interpersonal Communication, Public Address, and General Communication
Students wishing to major in journalism should consult transfer programs and advisors for appropriate additional courses.
Students who graduate with an Associate of Art Degree in Communication from Eastern Wyoming College will be able to:
- Apply communication theories, principles and concepts to common work and personal situations.
- Implement specific interpersonal communication strategies to adapt to the needs and expectations of others.
- Utilize communication research methods to address a range of media texts and audiences, production and technological practices, and relevant social issues.
- Analyze audiences before, during and after interactions to drive research, interpersonal communications, presentations, and follow up.
- Construct and deliver effective public speeches to achieve career and community purposes by examining and narrowing topics, determining purpose, organizing key elements, and utilizing credible support material.
- Critique the interpersonal and public communication of other speakers.
The program shown is particularly appropriate for liberal arts students planning to transfer to the University of Wyoming, Chadron State College and most area Universities.