The College of Communication and Information Sciences
At The University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences, we offer the tools and resources you need to create your own, unique story. Consistently ranked in the top ten in size and among the best schools of its kind in the world, C&IS offers the tools and resources you need to customize your education. Through hands-on learning experience in our state-of-the-art teaching laboratories and internships with statewide media outlets at the Digital Media Center, you will gain industry knowledge to distinguish you among your peers as you begin your career.
Undergraduate MajorsADVERTISING | COMMUNICATION STUDIES | CREATIVE MEDIA | NEWS MEDIA | PUBLIC RELATIONS.
Master's ProgramsADVERTISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS |
BOOK ARTS | COMMUNICATION STUDIES | JOURNALISM & MEDIA STUDIES|
LIBRARY & INFORMATION STUDIES
Doctoral ProgramAN INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Transfer StudentsC&IS welcomes students planning to transfer to UA from another school, and we support currently enrolled students who wish to transfer credits earned from other institutions. Whether you’re a current UA student taking courses over the summer or you’re looking to attend UA in a future semester, any courses you take at other institutions will be evaluated by C&IS.
The Capstone Communication Living-Learning Community, housed in John England Jr. Hall, will connect students who are considering a career in communication or media. Students have the opportunity to live, learn, and study together with peers who share their interests and will benefit from social, academic, and creative activities related to a wide variety of communication and media practices both on- and off-campus.
For more information, click here. To apply, fill out our application form.
If you’re interested in learning more about life in the College of Communication and Information Sciences, choose from one of the options below and be sure to let us know you’re coming. We can’t wait to share all that C&IS has to offer!
Capstone Communication Day is for high school juniors and seniors interested in photography, graphic design, writing, entertainment, filmmaking, broadcasting, sports media, debate and so much more! Come learn from C&IS students, faculty and staff about the majors, classes, internships, travel programs, and opportunities offered through C&IS. Click here to view the 2023 CCD schedule.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
At C&IS, we provide a variety of opportunities for funding assistance through college-wide and departmental scholarships and awards. The University of Alabama also boasts competitive and robust scholarship opportunities for qualified students.
The University of Alabama student experience is second to none, and we are thrilled that you’re considering UA for your college experience! As one of the nation’s largest colleges for communication and information sciences, we are distinguished by our focus on the holistic student experience, state-of-the-art learning facilities, comprehensive course offerings, internship opportunities and our community of students, faculty and staff. Whether you want to travel the world networking with communication professionals or develop your skills and creativity with our College’s media partners, C&IS is your launching pad!
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