Department of Communication & Theatre

Our department emphasizes communication--whether it's verbal, written, artistic, or theatrical. You'll find innovative ways to communicate and entertain in our communication and theatre majors.

Film/TV & Radio

The media and broadcast journalism majors have a fully equipped video studio and closed circuit television network on the campus. Students are continually writing, producing, and broadcasting shows for the network. Since 2005, 22 student films/TV programs have won awards or appeared at film festivals. Read more...

Speech & Debate Team

PLNU’s Speech & Debate Team is one of the best forensic teams in the country. PLNU has been national champion three out of the last six years and is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 teams in the nation. PLNU debates teams from the largest and highest ranked universities in the country.

Salomon Theatre

Salomon Theatre has put on 130 stage producations in the past 33 years, including Hamlet, Waiting for Godot, My Fair Lady, and The Caucasian Chalk Circle. And these exciting and award-winning shows are not just for PLNU, but the local community. Purchase tickets and find out more about our upcoming shows.

Managerial & Organizational Communication

The Managerial & Organizational Communication (MOCM) major is one of the university's largest majors. MOCM combines business fundamentals with a main focus on working with and through people to accomplish goals. The department runs a vigorous internship program placing students in major San Diego companies which often result in full-time job offers. 


PLNU is committed to continuous and transparent alignment of our curriculum with the highest national standards. Learn about assessment.