Get Your Communication Degree

This major explores dynamic, content-driven, and context-dependent principles of communication. You'll gain the skills to research, prepare, create, perform, and interpret messages in face-to-face and mediated contexts. The universal skills will equip you to make connections and solve conflicts across careers in Government, Education, PR, and more.

Communication Program Highlights 

  • Communication is ranked as one of the most-desired competencies by employers.
  • Internship requirement promotes applied learning and open doors for careers in the capital city.
  • Students design communication materials for on-campus projects and local businesses.
  • Graduates go on to pursue careers and advanced degrees in communication and related fields.

Modality & Benefits

Get a traditional college experience with lively in-person classroom discussions and close proximity to your professors, mentors, and best friends. 

Start Dates: 

January & August  

  • Semester-Based Timeline
  • Face-to-Face Instruction (some Online options)
  • In-Person Office Hours & Support
  • Relationships & Networking
  • Extracurriculars & Immersive Campus Experience

Communication Curriculum 

Major & Minor Requirements

Popular Communication Classes

  • Culture and Power 
    Explore local, national, and/or global issues from a communication perspective. 
  • Introduction to Web Development
    Analyze communication through the medium of web development.
  • Organizational Behavior
    Understand the role of communication in the workplace.

Cultivate Your Voice

The median annual wage for careers in the field of communication is $54,000 (BLS). This degree provides flexibility, specialization, and versatility across employers.

Communicate, Collaborate & Lead

  • Civic Advocacy
  • Government and Law
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Non-Profit Leadership
  • Higher Education

Get Your Master's in One Year

Increase your earning potential and become eligible for leadership positions with a master's degree. Your solid foundation will make you a strong candidate for any graduate program. Check out our 1-year master's in Business Administration, Organizational Leadership, or Higher Education.

Student Experiences

Student Experiences

"I have learned the importance of communication and how vital communication is in any context. I’ve grown more confident in my speaking abilities and understand how to communicate in different situations and with different people."

Jasmine Carter

Class of 2019


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