Majoring in communication opens doors to unique opportunities both on- and off-campus. These experiences help students learn vital skills that will launch them into a meaningful career.
Communication students have opportunities to:
If you are naturally curious and enjoy investigating questions about the world around you, come learn how to research, document, and publish your findings alongside our award-winning faculty. Past students have been awarded top honors, researched on grants, and presented their findings at regional and national conferences and film festivals. You can learn more about students research projects on our Current Students and Alumni Pages or explore photos from recent research experiences. Learn more about upcoming opportunities through the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarships (CURS).
Communication Studies prepares students to competitively pursue top internships in a variety of fields. We are proud of our students' involvement with internships. You can learn more about some of our students involved in Internships on our Current Students and Alumni pages. Some past internship areas include:
The Communication Department provides opportunities for students to be involved with leading edge theatre productions every semester. Students are not only given the opportunity to act and perform, but they also shine in directing, stage management, and set design/production. In addition to semester productions, students are also involved in theatre workshops and short productions. You can see photos of some of our recent productions here:
Communication students often strengthen and develop their skills through involvement in campus organization. Many Communication faculty advise and assist these organizations. Some popular clubs for Communication majors include:
Communication faculty provide opportunities for our students to explore the world and learn about communication in diverse locations. Some past trips include:
Communication students are given opportunities to both attend and present at regional and national Communication conferences and festivals. Many accompany faculty and even receive scholarships, grants, or professional funds to offset attendance cost. Some recent conferences include:
The Communication Department also hosts and is involved with various campus and community events. Students benefit through both attendance and participation in these opportunities. A few recurring events including:
Communication majors have many opportunities to help others. In some classes they may have the chance to partner with nonprofits to provide artistic or volunteer support. Other classes may provide the chance to directly impact the community with service projects. Whether you're spreading the message or cleaning up the environment, come volunteer and be a force for good.