A degree in communication is all about effectively sharing real stories and messages to impact others. Whether you want to communicate through writing (journalism, press releases, editing), through media (photography, podcasting, video production and editing), or through interpersonal communication (public speaking, persuasion, public relations, health communications), the communication major gives you the skills to make your voice heard.
And those skills open doors to an array of exciting career options that require creativity, interaction, and communication to make the world a better place.
Your ability to communicate well is your ability to become a leader and influencer in the world of tomorrow.
A Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication opens the door to a wide variety of career paths and goals. It empowers students to interact with the world around them, creatively pursue their passion, and make a lasting difference. By teaching students a combination of highly sought-after technical skills and social skills emphasizing effective communication, students are prepared to succeed in a broad range of fields. Learn more about dynamic career options possible for communication majors!
Our degree trains students to apply classroom knowledge to real world situations. Students broaden their horizons and network of contacts through campus clubs, research projects alongside faculty, and community internships. Our world-class faculty personally mentor students in small class-size settings.
Learn more about how we can help you connect with your career goals through a visit to our office in Allgood Hall.
The Communication Department offers a variety of courses that challenge students to interact and create, propelling students to new knowledge in human behavior & visual communication while offering hands-on experience in classes teaching students a variety of skills from acting to video editing. Our award-winning faculty create classroom environments where students enjoy learning.
Some of our more popular courses include:
Absolutely! If a Communication major is not the right path for you, we offer a minor in Communication as a complement to your major.
Whether you're a communication major or not, the department offers two certificates to develop your skills and your resume. These certificates include:
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