Communication Studies Major

The Communication Studies major combines practical skill development with breadth of study in the discipline of communication. It is beneficial for students desiring a well-rounded communication education and preparation for graduate and doctoral studies in communication, higher education, law and ministry.

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Students Speak

"Workshops, such as Radio, Forensics and Video, gave me hands-on experience that is necessary to become skilled in the field of communications. I love public speaking, event planning, writing, broadcasting—anything having to do with communication."

Rachel – Latham, New York

What classes will I take?

  • Gender and Family Communication
  • Global Communication
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Persuasion

What can I do with this major?

  • Communications Consultant
  • Copywriter
  • Creative Director
  • Event Planner
  • Media Analyst
  • Organizational administrator
  • Public Opinion Researcher
  • Professor of Communication
  • Speech Writer

What are grads doing?

Working as ministry directors at churches, lobbyists in Washington, DC, and as communication specialists for pro-life organizations.