As a student in our department, you’ll become versatile and hirable as you learn how to communicate deftly, persuade coolly and negotiate strategically.
You’ll learn how to analyze and reason critically, create effective messages across contexts, and write and communicate clearly and concisely — skills that position you well for just about any career you choose.
Our graduates have gone on to do everything from business to government, law to social media coordination, in for-profit and non-profit organizations.
The question is: where will your curiosity move you?
A major in Communication Studies focuses on developing intellectual capacities to advocate, negotiate and relate, putting you on the path to success in 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.
This tool shows you which courses best fit the career pathways listed on the right.
Mouse over a profession below to illuminate a pathway through Communication Studies that will help you achieve your goals.