Selecting the Communication Major
Majoring in Communication prepares you for a career in a wide array of industries, including, but not limited to, politics, entertainment/news media, health care and corporate communication. Enhance your Communication degree by earning a specialization (indicated on your degree) in one of four areas. The 33 credits of coursework in Communication include five courses (15 credits) in core areas and six courses (18 credits) in the student's areas of interest in Communication.
Want to Specialize Your Course of Study?
Specializing in one of our four communication concentrations gives you the chance to package yourself as an expert in Leadership in Organizations and Community, Health and Wellness Communication, Relationship and Family Communication, and/or Strategic Public Communication and Public Relations. You can also cross-specialize, increasing your marketability and job preparedness. Our goal is to help position you for a number of exciting career opportunities.
- Leadership in Organizations and Community
- Health and Wellness Communication
- Relationship and Family Communication
- Strategic Public Communication and Public Relations
Current Student Resources
A number of resources are available to help you navigate the Communication program. Faculty guide you in making choices that reflect your interests and career objectives.
- Honors Program
- Internship Program
- Scholarships and Awards
- Student Organizations
- Student Services
- Independent Study and Tutors
- Study Abroad Opportunities
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