Communication Studies

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences offers a BA or BGS in Communication Studies. The Communication Studies major provides a broad liberal arts education that addresses the ways in which people communicate in relationships, in public discourse, and within organizations. The major includes the study of the ways in which such processes relate to cultural differences, technological developments, gender, age, and other social variables.

Career paths

Corporate Communications: Involves careers that help "get the word out" in the corporate community to the public through public relations, training, and relationship building.

Consumer Communications: Concerns providing information to the consumer or customer to generate revenue.

Media: Focuses on spreading various broad messages through various methods and outlets to reach a large number of people.

Communication Disorders: Involves working with people who have one or more communication disorders to assist them in effectively communicating.

Writing: Allows individuals to express themselves through communication and provide entertainment and/or provide necessary or informative information the public through a variety of resources such as books, magazines, newspapers, or websites.

Employers

  • Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations Firms
  • Alumni Associations
  • Book Stores
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Consulting Firms
  • Corporate Companies
  • Institutions of Higher Education
  • Event Venues
  • Human Resources Departments
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Local, State, and Federal Government Agencies
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes/Rehabilitation Centers
  • Publishing Companies
  • Retail Stores/Restaurants
  • Radio, Television, and News Stations
  • Self-Employed/Freelancers
  • Travel Agencies
Program taught in:
English

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