Academics
Areas of Study

Overview

Much like in personal relationships, communication is the key to success in business and your career. Communication majors learn the skills most desired by employers*:

  • Ability to work in teams
  • Ability to communicate with diverse audiences in a variety of settings
  • Capacity to create and/or edit written reports
  • Ability to sell or influence others

The Communication Studies program offers a variety of dynamic classes that provide the firm foundation necessary for creating a successful career in fields such as media, health communication, human resources, public relations, and marketing. You’ll come out of the communication program with the ability to think critically, express ideas impactfully, and understand the diverse forms of communication that reach a broad audience.

*National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

Areas of Study

Undergraduate

B.A. in Communication Studies

In the Communication Studies program, students learn how to think critically, express and advocate ideas effectively, and understand and appreciate the diversity of human communication. Students collaborate with our talented...

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Minor in Communication Studies

The Communication Studies minor teaches students the basics of communication including business communication, intercultural communication, mass communication, visual communication, interpersonal communication, and theories of human communication. Students also have different...

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Opportunities

Students will graduate with an understanding of how communication theory is used in professional environments. They will learn how communication informs, solves problems, persuades, and delivers messages that resonate. Classes range from non-verbal communication, public speaking, and visual communication. Students will have the ability to put their knowledge and experience into practice as they take up positions of influence in their communities.

Faculty and Staff

Program Director

Amy Stevens

Professor/Internship Coordinator

Faculty and Staff

Marina Dzougoutov

Professor

Moonhoon Choi

Instructor

Stacy Nowak

Assistant Professor

William Burgess

Instructor

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