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Division of Liberal Arts

The Communication degree emphasizes a wide variety of competencies which provide the major with a wide range of job opportunities. Some areas especially well-suited to this degree include but are not limited to business, public relations/advertising, media, nonprofits and government, radio, television, journalism, etc.

Since communication pervades all areas of personal, academic, and professional life, instruction in Communication is a fundamental to the curriculum. A Communication major will help the student think critically, analyze ideas, gather and interpret information, solve problems, understand group processes and audience psychology, communicate effectively through reading, writing, speaking, listening, and other forms of verbal and nonverbal expression and appreciate the historical, aesthetic and technical dimensions of human communication.