Practical experience that complements your coursework
While taking coursework in traditional journalism, public relations, and new media production, Bachelor of Arts with a major in communication students practice what they learn in class through both off-campus internships and on-campus media practica.
On campus, our communication majors have the opportunity to call games and work for the Sports Information office; they work for our marketing and admissions departments; and they get real-world experience working with our campus radio station, WEAX. Students who are more interested in developing skills in public relations have the opportunity to participate in event promotions within the department with the Humanities Symposia, Drama Club and the Overlooked Film Festival.
Be prepared for a career in communications
Once you earn your Bachelor of Arts with a major in communication degree, you will be prepared to lead, succeed and thrive in a communications career, shaping the future by safeguarding the interchange of information and transforming public opinion.
One hundred percent of our graduates in the Class of 2016 were employed or in graduate school within six months of commencement. Bachelor of Arts with a major in communication graduates have gone on to work for agencies or represented corporations, municipalities and educational institutions.