Shih Hsin University has made its name as Taiwan’s top communication and media studies institution. After more than 60 years, SHU’s College of Journalism and Communications is now home to the country’s most prestigious and diverse departments and programs in communication and media related areas, including—
PhD Program of Communication studies
Department of Journalism
Department of Communications Management
Department of Graphic Communications and Digital Publishing
Department of Public Relations and Advertising
Department of Information and Communications
Department of Speech Communication
Department of Radio, Television and Film
Department of Digital Multimedia Arts
All the departments offer four-year bachelor’s degrees and several of them offer master’s and professional master’s degrees. There are also integrated bachelor’s degree programs such as the New Omnimedia Strategic Communication Program, supported by the new Center for Omnimedia.
The College oversees several student-run or professional media, including Shih Hsin University Newsweek, Taiwan Lih Pao, Shih Hsin Radio Station, and Shih Hsin Television Station, offering students opportunities to acquire professional experiences while they are studying at SHU.
The College’s curriculum design emphasizes the effective application of know-how and perfect combination of theory and practice. In addition, interdisciplinary learning is one of the course features advocated by the College. Students are encouraged to take courses crossing the boundaries of their disciplines. By studying several areas of interest, students will gain knowledge and abilities to serve their specific career goals. Furthermore, faculty and teaching resources of the College have been integrated by a college task force devoted to developing a cohesive, overarching Master Syllabus. In addition, the annual graduation exhibition is staged every year, showcasing students’ four-year learning outcomes .