Communication Arts
The Interactive Communication Strategies program combines core concepts from business, computer studies, and communication arts into a multi-faceted curriculum that applies to the smallest entrepreneurial start-up, the global corporation, and anything in between. The major highlights the technical, managerial, and communications skills that are essential for organizational leadership.
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Program Location

Available Majors

  • Interactive Communication Strategies

Available Minors

  • Interactive Communication Strategies

Additional Study Options

Many courses are offered online.


The Interactive Communication Strategies Major requires 39 credits (13 three-credit courses).

Required Courses

COM-206 Speaking in Professional Settings (Fulfills the general education requirement in oral communication.)
COM-313 Digital Media Skills
COM-401 Writing for the Web
COM-403 Organizational Communication 
COM-430 Strategic Communication 
CST-260 Web Animation
CST-261 Web Page Design 
CST-355 Project Management [Prerequisite: CST-261]
CST-356 Internet/Intranet Information Management
BUS-302 Principles of Management
BUS-303 Principles of Marketing 
BUS-310 Professional Communications [Prerequisite: ENG-101 or permission of instructor]
BUS-334 Teamwork and Negotiation

What to Expect Studying at Notre Dame of Maryland University

Small class sizes with faculty that have both academic and professional experience enhance the student expertise.


Course workload and flexible degree completion options are designed to accommodate working students.

Interactive Communication Strategies Careers

Our program is particularly well-suited for communications and information technology officers, and those who aspire to management roles in:

  • Training and Development
  • Public Administration
  • Business
  • Customer Services
  • Institutional Administration
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Strategic Planning