The Department of Communication emphasizes courses and degrees that feature deep understanding and experience with presentational skills that range from the interpersonal and intrapersonal to the mass media. Employing the latest advancements in a rapidly changing field, our courses and majors help students learn and apply presentational strategies, communication techniques, convergent-media proficiencies and critical-thinking skills to enhance their academic, professional and personal endeavors.
Today’s communication graduates, and students who have coursework in speech and communication, will design the future of our information economy. In your speech and communication courses you will learn the theories that guide effective communication, gain experience in the latest communication techniques, and establish your own path to success as a communicator, whether you major or minor in media communication or minor in speech.
Graduates with degrees in communication find employment in a variety of fields from business and the media to education and entertainment.