Communication Studies

In Communications Studies, students use a variety of approaches to understand how knowledge and culture are produced and reflected in speech, writing, television, film, radio, digital media and interactive entertainment, the internet, and wireless networks.

Religious Studies

The Religious studies program examines the variety of beliefs and behaviours through which people around the world express spiritual impulses, both in formal religions and everyday life. What do people believe is sacred? What do they think about the meaning and purpose of existence? How do they live out these beliefs?


Gerontology is the study of aging and older adults. As an interdisciplinary field of study, Gerontology integrates knowledge from biology, psychology, and sociology and other areas of expertise like communication and counselling, end of life care, and human sexuality.

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The HUCS Beat – Huntington University Communication Society

March 24th, 2015

The HUCS Beat, is a newsletter written, designed and inspired by the members of our Huntington University Communication Studies (HUCS). ┬áThe Beat provides readers with a behind-the-scenes look into all the variety and depth of our program and people in the Communication Studies department. ┬áCongratulations to the HUCS team on their first edition of The […]

Unique Partnership Helps Fight Fraud in Sudbury

March 11th, 2015

Huntington University, Greater Sudbury Utilities (GSU) and Northern Life have formed a unique partnership to explore mutually beneficial collaborations. The first project, a real-life fraud prevention challenge for the Huntington University Communications Studies Student Group–HUCS for short–has also been endorsed by the Greater Sudbury Police Service. The students’ task was to increase Sudbury’s awareness about […]

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