Communication Studies Major

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Employers agree — strong verbal communication skills, ability to work in teams, and critical decision and problem solving skills are employee skills sought after by employers. Students in Communication Studies learn these skills and graduate prepared for a wide variety of careers.

What Can You Do With A Communication Studies Degree?

  • Corporate Sales
  • Training and Development
  • Professional School Preparation
  • Human Resources
  • Teaching
  • Higher Education

Courses In The Major

Organizational Communication

Foundational Courses

  • COMS 1301 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • COMM 3315 - Communication Theory
  • COMM 3300 - Communication Technology
  • COMM 3310 - Communication Law and Ethics

Select Advanced Courses

  • COMS 2305 - Business & Professional Communication
  • COMS 3309 - Organizational Communication
  • COMS 4322 - Training & Development
  • COMS 4315 - Business Presentations
  • COMS 3320 - Principles of Interviewing
  • COMS 4320 - Managerial Communication

Speech Communication

Foundational Courses

  • COMS 1301 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • COMM 3315 - Communication Theory
  • COMM 3300 - Communication Technology
  • COMM 3310 - Communication Law and Ethics

Select Advanced Courses

  • COMS 4300 - Persuasive Communication
  • COMS 4302 - Public Address
  • COMS 3315 - Communication for Educators
  • COMS 3323 - Oral Interpretation of Children's Literature
  • COMS 3310 - Group Communication Theory

 

You can find the official link to all Communication and Communication Studies courses in the University Catalog.

 

Internships and Opportunities

We encourage all eligible students to do an internship while a Communication Studies student. Upon reaching upper division status, our students have interned at hospitals, schools, and local non-profit organizations.

Communication Studies Coordinator

Dr. Karishma Chatterjee

Communication Studies Sequence Coordinator

Assistant Professor of Instruction- Communication Studies

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