Communication Major

Bethany’s communication major engages students in the study of human communication. Many of our graduates are recognized nationally for their skills in video and broadcast media.


Elective courses give communication majors flexibility in crafting programs to fit their interests
. Emphases enable specializing in organizational communication, advertising, pre-law, public relations, video production, journalism, and others. Read more.


What sets us apart


Hockey Broadcast
Our students produce live sportcasts for Charter Communication and MSU, Mankato using our state-of the-art production trailer. Read more.


Student Achievements
Several of our students have received national acclaim in video and broadcasting. Browse awards.


Stone Path Studios
Stone Path, our for-profit student-run production company, works with national and international clientele. Read More.

Communication Profiles
Lindsey Dorris
Alumna Profile: Lindsey Dorris (2012)
Lindsey works as a legal assistant at Taylor Corporation in North Mankato, Minnesota.
Andrea Lemieux
Alumna Profile: Andrea Lemieux (2011)
Andrea works at Lemieux Wealth Strategies in Brainerd, MN as Client Service Representative.
Cody Hardin
Alumnus Profile: Cody Hardin (2011)
Cody currently lives in Bristol, Connecticut working at ESPN, Inc. as an audio operator.
Marcus Taplin
Alumnus Profile: Marcus Taplin (2011)
Marcus works at Fox Sports North as co-producer for Vikings Weekly, the Minnesota Vikings' primary television magazine program that airs on Fox Sports affiliates.
Nicholas Koch
Alumnus, Study Abroad Profile: Nicholas Koch (2011)
Nicholas studied in San Jose, Costa Rica at Universidad Veritas.
John Dvorak
Alumnus Profile: John Dvorak (2009)
John is a ticket account executive at the Minnesota Vikings ticket office.
Jonathan Hartwig
Alumnus Profile: Jonathan Hartwig (2007)
Jonathan is the founder and principal owner of BLUEORANGE Media, an e-commerce media firm based out of Austin, Texas.
Mikel Lauber
Alumnus Profile: Mikel Lauber (2005)
Mikel serves as News Director for WSAW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Meet the Faculty

Sara Edwards
Angie Jahr
Lars Johnson
Jon Loging
Derick Lyngholm
Kurt Paulsen
Steve Reagles
Alta Schaffer
Estelle Vlieger
Denice Woller