Communication Studies - B.A.
Undergraduates choose to major in communication studies because they enjoy studying human interaction and because their studies will enhance their lives and careers.
The curriculum includes skills-oriented courses such as interviewing, debating and public speaking as well as theory-based courses on nonverbal communication, persuasion, gender, humor and deception. Students can also take courses that examine communication in legal, political and organizational contexts.
Student Learning Outcomes / Program Objectives
- Students will learn to communicate effectively in public.
- Students will learn how to be advocates for their ideas.
- Students will learn how to compose messages adapted to audience, goals, and context.
- Students will be able to utilize what they’ve learned to advance their personal and/or professional goals.
- Students will learn to write clearly.
- Account executive (mass media)
- Government agencies
- Human Resources
- Marketing and sales
- Nonprofit and non-governmental organizations
- Public relations
- Real estate
- Special events (coordinator)
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