Learn the theories and practices that help organizations, communities, and individuals connect.
Create and manage IT tools—websites, apps, games, and more—with insight into human behavior.
“SC&I prepared me for my career on so many levels. A degree in journalism helped me understand the profession. A degree in communication helped me learn more about my audience and how to reach them.”
—Jorge Esteves, 1997 JMS and COM graduate and Emmy-winning journalist
The 19-credit program will enable you to become proficient in the principles of computation, statistical inference, and data management, and their applications in a specific domain/field.
DCIM minor complements every major across the Rutgers academic spectrum and provides you with the ability to research, evaluate, develop and share digital content.
A minor in Digital Communication, Information and Media complements any Rutgers major. Earn 18 credits to complete either minor, adding communication, media or informatics perspective to your intellectual and professional toolkit.
A minor in Gender and Media complements any Rutgers major. Earn 18 credits to complete either minor, adding communication, media or informatics perspective to your intellectual and professional toolkit.
"Taking Gender, Race and Class in the Media was absolutely life changing. I gained the tools to consume and create media more consciously and the language to critique it. Today, my entire job is about doing this."
—Kim Hoyos, 2018 JMS graduate and digital strategy coordinator for MTV
COM, JMS and ITI majors all offer dual-degree pathways that let you enroll in the Master of Communication and Media or Master of Information programs while completing your bachelor’s degree, saving time and tuition dollars.
SC&I admits Rutgers undergraduates who’ve earned at least 15 credits (or transfer students with 15 or more transfer credits). Applying for admission SC&I is the first step toward declaring a SC&I major—learn more about the admission process.