COMMUNICATIVE CAPACITIES
POSSIBLE PATHWAYS

A major in Communication Studies focuses on developing intellectual capacities to advocate, negotiate, and relate. These knowledge bases put you on the pathway to successfully navigating professional, personal, and public life. Taking courses across these areas will develop the skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to understanding, analyzing, and creating messages across contexts.
MOUSE OVER ONE OF THE PROFESSIONS BELOW TO ILLUMINATE A PATHWAY THROUGH COMMUNICATION STUDIES THAT WILL HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS.


Advocate
COMM 209: Public Speaking
COMM 212: Debate
COMM 220: Public Advocacy and Civic Engagement
COMM 312: Argumentation
COMM 375: Theories of Persuasion
COMM 400: Rhetorical Theory
COMM 430: Political Communication
COMM 452: Media and Culture
Negotiate
COMM 210: Small Group Problem Solving
COMM 215: Visual Communication
COMM 286: Business & Professional Communication
COMM 325: Interviewing
COMM 371: Conflict & Negotiation
COMM 386: Organizational Communication
COMM 486: Communicating Organizational Culture and Power
COMM 487: Global Organizational Communication
Relate
COMM 211: Intercultural Communication
COMM 283: Interpersonal Communication
COMM 465: Communication & Social Identity
COMM 368: Communication & Aging
COMM 370: Family Communication
COMM 380: Gender Communication
COMM 470: Interpersonal Communication Theory
COMM 471: The Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication
Possible 
Pathways
Government/Political Career/Law School
Nonprofit/Advocacy
Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Entrepreneur/Small Business Owner
Social Media Coordinator
Management Consultant
Research Analyst/Research Consultant
Human Resources
*And more... Work with your advisor and professors to build your own pathway.
Required (CHOOSE ONE): COMM 109, COMM 209, COMM 212 OR COMM 286 
Required: COMM 200, COMM 201 AND COMM 495