Loyola College. Department of Communication Arts

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Loyola College. Department of Communication Arts

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  • Concordia University. Department of Communication Studies

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The Department of Communication Arts was founded in 1965 by Father John E. O’Brien at Loyola College, one of the two founding institutions of Concordia University. In 1964, the department started its modest beginnings with an elective course, “Mass Communication and Society” which was taught by Father O’Brien. Almost a year later, the department officially began, the first of its kind in Canada, with Father O’Brien as chairman for the next 12 years. In 1966, a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Communications was introduced. The department was renamed Communication Studies in 1976.


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Created 2019-02-20




Concordia's Thursday Report, 1990-10-25
University Coordinating Curriculum Committee minutes 1976-06-10

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