Bachelor of Arts
Students majoring in Communication study in one of the four concentrations: Communication Studies, Health Communication, Interactive Journalism, or Public Relations/Integrated Communication. Each of these concentrations provides students with critical thinking, oral and written skills for communicating in a variety of contexts including small groups, organizations, and various forms of media.
What You'll Study
- In addition to the concentrations of Communication Studies, Health Communication, Interactive Journalism, and Public Relations/Integrated Communication, you can also take courses and gain experience in advertising, human resources and social and community services.
- You can explore the transformational role of new media and technology in such areas as interpersonal relationships, internal and external organizational communication, and print and broadcast journalism.
- As a Communication major, you will also enroll in a minor area of study. There are a wide range of minors offered at the university, including Political Science, History, Digital Media and Culture, Journalism, Spanish, French, German, etc.
- In your final year of study, you'll enroll in capstone experience class where you can write an undergraduate thesis or develop a specialized communication project around an area of your interest.
Experiences Beyond the Classroom
- Upsilon Eta, a charter of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA)
- Take advantage of the robust internship program, where you can intern with local and national companies
- Work with WCCU, our student radio, and student media groups
- Learn hands-on skills as an Armstrong Williams Fellow in our Digital Production Studio
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