Our Communication Program

Communication, B.A.

  • Professional Communication
  • Digital Media
  • Public Relations

Available in:  Women's College & Co-ed Evening College
Catalog/Requirements: Communication, B.A.
Minor: Communication, Public Relations

This degree provides a foundation in the theoretical dimensions of human communication and the principles and practices of effective leadership. You will develop knowledge, skills, and aptitudes to function as engaged citizens in both personal and career-oriented contexts, with a clear understanding of social challenges and innovative communication strategies needed to make a difference in your community and desired career field.

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) provides a list of top qualities that employers seek from college graduates, all of which are targeted through courses in this program.

Career Opportunities 

Whether you plan on working in Corporate America, government, politics, civic advocacy, non-profit, or even attending law school; the in-depth courses provided through this program will allow you to develop and strengthen universal skills, including verbal communication, collaboration, and conflict-management. Graduates from this program have attained internships and job placements in various institutions, including:

  • British Embassy Scottish Affairs
  • Vista Build
  • City of Columbia
  • Aerotek
  • Teleperformance


Tamara L. Burk, Professor of Communication
B.A., M.A., University of Maine; Ed.S., Ph.D., College of William and Mary.

Monika Alston-Miller, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., University of Richmond; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.


Your Enrollment Options

Women's College

  • Get a traditional undergraduate experience
  • A new class begins every fall
Whats the application process?


  • Finish your degree on a flexible schedule
  • Apply on the semester schedule
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