The Communication Studies Program focuses on human communication, exploring the ways humans create and negotiate meaning.  Students in the Communication Studies major study applied communication theory and research in interpersonal, small group, organizational, intercultural, and other contexts. 

Students majoring in Communication Studies will find their career opportunities enhanced in professions requiring applied communication expertise including:

  • Human resource management
  • Public relations
  • Training and development
  • Sales management
  • Recruitment
  • Event planning
  • Sales
  • Management
  • Organizational development
  • Business communication
  • Law
  • International and intercultural relations

No matter what career you intend to pursue, you will find that a background in professional communication enriches your workplace performance and enhances your employment opportunities. The Communication Studies major also prepares students for graduate education.