What You’ll Learn

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

Course Requirements

View major requirements including concentrations and electives for this program of study in our course bulletin.

Undergraduate Bulletin

The Columbia College Difference

The extensive structuring of our courses is designed to mix classroom knowledge with experiential learning. Our Communication and Leadership graduates learn the best ways to communicate in any career situation.

Additional Course Options

Evening

Our evening Communication and Leadership course is designed to work with you and your schedule to provide the best education on a flexible schedule. You’ll have access to the same experienced faculty but at a time that works with your life. Learn more about our evening programs.

Evening Course Requirements

View major requirements including concentrations and electives for this program of study in our course bulletin.

Undergraduate Bulletin