Founded in 1989, the College of Communication encompasses the Departments of Journalism, Advertising, and Radio & Television, all of which provide master¡¦s programs; the Department of Journalism also offers a master¡¦s program for working students as well as a doctoral program. With the goal of teaching skills that help students adapt to ongoing changes in communications and technology, the College cultivates a media sophistication that allows young learners to concentrate on professional as well as liberal arts education goals.
The College of Communication has a reputation as the oldest institution for joournalism in Taiwan, and is also the best-known academic institution for the teaching of communications. At the heart of the College is the Voice of NCCU radio station, the Radio & TV Production Center, a multipurpose theater, photographic darkrooms, a digitalized reporting & editing lab, a high level advertisement photography studio, and a computer animation studio. The Communication Science Research & Development Center boasts a computerized telephone interviewing system; the College of Communication Library offers an abundant collection of specialized books and newspapers references. The College is currently planning the establishment of an Information & Media Integration Lab in order to integrate all the aforementioned resources.
The College maintains its leadership role in both the social sciences and the humanities through its ability to keep a finger on the pulse of today¡¦s ever-changing social and knowledge systems. In the realm of media communications, the College preserves its ranking among the top five academic institutions in the field of Communications by means of its commitment to the integration of teaching, research and professional practice. The College of Communication will continue to serve as the training ground for Taiwan¡¦s leading figures in both the communications industry, research and education.