Students studying communication have a number of unique resources at their disposal as well as a number of communication-related clubs and activities. Click the link on the left for specific information regarding each.
Many of IU Northwest faculty have adjunct appointments at the Indiana University School of Medicine - Northwest located on campus and also maintain collaborations at other research institutions within the greater metropolitan area. Students on a pre-medical academic track have the added advantage of the proximity of the IU School of Medicine - Northwest.
For those on academic tracks closely aligned with environmental science, the campus boasts an eleven-acre prairie and wetland preserve adjacent to campus as well as the nearby Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, providing ample opportunities for fieldwork.
Internships are available for communication majors, primarily during fall semester. SPCH S490 requirements include a junior or senior standing, 21 credit hours of completed communication courses, a 3.0 grade point average in the major, an overall 2.5 grade point average (or higher), faculty supervision, and departmental approval. Internship credit hours count in the major.