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The Department of Communications was established in 1964 and was part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Previous to this time, communications courses were part of the Department of Journalism in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Those who served as Department Chairmen were:  Oliver R. Smith (1964-1966), J. Morris Richards (1966-1972), Edwin O. Haroldsen (1972-1975), M. Dallas Burnett (1975-1980); Brent D. Peterson (1980-1983), J. LaVar Bateman (1983-1986), Ralph D. Barney (1986-1987), Gordon Whiting (1987-1991), David P. Forsyth (1991-1996), Leonard L. Bartlett (1996-1998), Laurie J. Wilson (1998-2002), Michael K. Perkins (2002-2004), Edward E. Adams (2004-2008) Bradley L. Rawlins (2008-present).
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The Department of Communications was established in 1963 and was part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Previous to this time, communications courses were part of the Department of Journalism in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Those who served as department chairmen were:  Oliver R. Smith (1964-1966), J. Morris Richards (1966-1972), Edwin O. Haroldsen (1972-1975), M. Dallas Burnett (1975-1980); Brent D. Peterson (1980-1983), J. LaVar Bateman (1983-1986), Ralph D. Barney (1986-1987), Gordon Whiting (1987-1991), David P. Forsyth (1991-1996), Leonard L. Bartlett (1996-1998), Laurie J. Wilson (1998-2002), Michael K. Perkins (2002-2004), Edward E. Adams (2004-2008), Bradley L. Rawlins (2008-2012), and Edward E. Adams (2012-2015).
  
 
==Variant names==
 
==Variant names==
  
Brigham Young University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dept. of Journalism.  
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Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications. Dept. of Communications
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Brigham Young University. Communications Dept.
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
  
Established: [[established in::date::1964]]
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Established: [[established in::date::1963]]
  
Abolished:  
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Abolished: [[abolished in::date::2015]]
  
Location: [[location of::Provo, Utah]] ([[date::1964-]])
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Location: [[location of::Provo, Utah]] ([[date::1963]]-[[date::2015]])
  
 
==Functions==
 
==Functions==
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==Assets and Administrative Structure==
 
==Assets and Administrative Structure==
  
The department was administered by a department chair, under direction of the college dean. The department was associated with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences(1964).  
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The department was administered by a department chair, under direction of the college dean. The department was associated with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (1964).
  
 
==Associated Units==
 
==Associated Units==
  
Earlier unit: [[earlier unit::Brigham Young University. Department of Journalism]] ([[date::1964]])
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications]] ([[date::1963]]-[[2015]])
  
Superior unit: [[superior unit::Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications]] ([[date::1964-]])
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Earlier unit: [[earlier unit::Brigham Young University. Dept. of Journalism]] ([[date::1963]])
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Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. School of Communications]] ([[date::2015]])
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Subordinate unit: [[superior to::Daily Universe]] ([[date::2010]]-[[date::2015]])
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Subordinate unit: [[superior to::Brigham Young University. Communications Research Center]] ([[date::1977]]-[[date::2015]])
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Associated unit: [[associated with::Brigham Young University. News Bureau]] ([[date::1964]]-[[date::1978]])
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Associated unit: [[associated with::Brigham Young University. Public Communications]] ([[date::1978]]-[[date::1997]])
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Associated unit: [[associated with::Brigham Young University. University Communications]] ([[date::1978]]-[[date::1997]])
  
 
==Associated Archival Materials==
 
==Associated Archival Materials==
  
Records of the Department Chair, 1933-1972 1950-1970. (UA 560)
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Records of the Department Chair, 1933-1972 1950-1970 (UA 560)
  
Correspondence and Records of the Speech and Dramatic Arts Department, 1917. (UA 87)
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Correspondence and Records of the Speech and Dramatic Arts Department, 1917 (UA 87)
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
  
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1962-64: p. 285 (Communications courses were part of the Department of Journalism in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
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Brigham Young University, 1975: v. 3 p. 82 (major reorganization of the Journalism Department in 1963 led to the addition of the Department of Communications)
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Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1962-64: p. 285 (Communications courses were part of the Department of Journalism in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.)
  
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1964-66: p. 422 (Oliver R. Smith, Chair)
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1964-66: p. 422 (Oliver R. Smith, Chair)
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Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-09: Accessed online at: http://saas.byu.edu/catalog/2008-2009ucat/departments/Communications/Comms.php on 10/21/2009. (Bradley R. Rawlins, Chair)
 
Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-09: Accessed online at: http://saas.byu.edu/catalog/2008-2009ucat/departments/Communications/Comms.php on 10/21/2009. (Bradley R. Rawlins, Chair)
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YNews, Sept. 14, 2012: p. 4 (Ed Adams appointed dept. chair, replaces Brad Rawlins)
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Brigham Young University College of Fine Arts and Communications website, via WWW, August 6, 2021 (Department of Communications to be known as School of Communications, effective February 2015; remains part of College of Fine Arts and Communications; director, Ed Adams)
  
 
==Maintenance Information==
 
==Maintenance Information==
  
Record ID:
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Record ID:EAC-2009-00378
EAC-2009-00378
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LCCN: n 85141156
  
 
Creator: LFW
 
Creator: LFW

Latest revision as of 10:26, 6 August 2021

The Department of Communications was established in 1963 and was part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Previous to this time, communications courses were part of the Department of Journalism in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Those who served as department chairmen were: Oliver R. Smith (1964-1966), J. Morris Richards (1966-1972), Edwin O. Haroldsen (1972-1975), M. Dallas Burnett (1975-1980); Brent D. Peterson (1980-1983), J. LaVar Bateman (1983-1986), Ralph D. Barney (1986-1987), Gordon Whiting (1987-1991), David P. Forsyth (1991-1996), Leonard L. Bartlett (1996-1998), Laurie J. Wilson (1998-2002), Michael K. Perkins (2002-2004), Edward E. Adams (2004-2008), Bradley L. Rawlins (2008-2012), and Edward E. Adams (2012-2015).

Variant names

Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications. Dept. of Communications

Brigham Young University. Communications Dept.

Description

Established: 1963

Abolished: 2015

Location: Provo, Utah (1963-2015)

Functions

To provide a professional program in communications which includes a broad base of general education, thorough orientation in the processes, functions and responsibilities of mass communication, and the development of skills in fact finding, analysis, and communication through the mass media. The department also seeks to provide service courses to help students from other departments develop desired communication skills.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The department was administered by a department chair, under direction of the college dean. The department was associated with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (1964).

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications (1963-2015)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Journalism (1963)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. School of Communications (2015)

Subordinate unit: Daily Universe (2010-2015)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Communications Research Center (1977-2015)

Associated unit: Brigham Young University. News Bureau (1964-1978)

Associated unit: Brigham Young University. Public Communications (1978-1997)

Associated unit: Brigham Young University. University Communications (1978-1997)

Associated Archival Materials

Records of the Department Chair, 1933-1972 1950-1970 (UA 560)

Correspondence and Records of the Speech and Dramatic Arts Department, 1917 (UA 87)

Sources

Brigham Young University, 1975: v. 3 p. 82 (major reorganization of the Journalism Department in 1963 led to the addition of the Department of Communications)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1962-64: p. 285 (Communications courses were part of the Department of Journalism in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1964-66: p. 422 (Oliver R. Smith, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1966-68: p. 465 (J. Morris Richards, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1972-73: p. 545 (Edwin O. Haroldsen, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1975-76: p. 248 (M. Dallas Burnett, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1980-81: p. 88 (Brent D. Peterson, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1983-84: p. 352 (J. LaVar Bateman, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1986-87: p. 305 (Ralph D. Barney, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1987-88: p. 306 (Gordon Whiting, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1996-97: p. 424 (Leonard L. Bartlett, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-99: p. 427 (Laurie J. Wilson, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-03: p. 431 (Michael K. Perkins, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-05: p. 416 (Edward E. Adams, Chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-09: Accessed online at: http://saas.byu.edu/catalog/2008-2009ucat/departments/Communications/Comms.php on 10/21/2009. (Bradley R. Rawlins, Chair)

YNews, Sept. 14, 2012: p. 4 (Ed Adams appointed dept. chair, replaces Brad Rawlins)

Brigham Young University College of Fine Arts and Communications website, via WWW, August 6, 2021 (Department of Communications to be known as School of Communications, effective February 2015; remains part of College of Fine Arts and Communications; director, Ed Adams)

Maintenance Information

Record ID:EAC-2009-00378

LCCN: n 85141156

Creator: LFW