Difference between revisions of "Brigham Young University. Dept. of Communications"

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==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
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
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==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==

Revision as of 05:52, 5 November 2009

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).

Variant names

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

Description

Established: 1964

Location: Provo, Utah (1964- )

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 (1964- )

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Journalism (1964)

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 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)

Maintenance Information

Record ID:EAC-2009-00378

LCCN: n 85141156

Creator: LFW