Communication is a hallmark of the 21st century. In business, government, civil society, and personal relationships we are continually called upon to be competent communicators, foster collaborative and civil discourse, cope with conflict, manage our health-related communication, elicit and share information, solicit and use input in decisions, and make clear and persuasive presentations of ideas and concerns. Additionally, the capacities and challenges of 21st century communication often involve mastery of mediated forms of communication. The Department of Communication offers a 33-credit undergraduate major in Communication that prepares you to engage both practically and intellectually with these contemporary challenges. The major requires completion of 33 credits of coursework in Communication: 5 courses (15 credits) in core areas and 6 courses (18) credits in the student's areas of interest in communication. Like all undergraduate majors at SC&I, the Communication major requires an application process separate from the Rutgers University application.