Communication Studies - Interdepartmental

Communication Studies - Interdepartmental

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This Bachelor of Science program allows to create your own major.  There are a core of classes that you take from Communication Studies but you complement those with courses from two or more other departments.  You can be as creative as you like to put together a powerful program to jumpstart your future.  

Program Highlights

  • Flexible degree allows you to select courses from many departments to meet your career goal.
  • One of few “interdepartmental” majors on campus.
  • Can be combined with the sales certificate offered by the Department of Marketing.
  • Diversity in internship experiences through a variety of businesses, nonprofits and charitable organizations.

Program Distinctions

  • Core classes occur in smart classrooms in Riverview, the only campus building on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • An award is given each year to a student for an “outstanding internship.”
  • Ten scholarship funds focus on communication studies.

Student Organizations

Major Minor Online Courses

University Facts & Stats

  • 93% of communications studies graduates employed
  • 1 million hours of campus, community volunteer service
  • $106 million in scholarships loans and grants
  • More than 200 student organizations
  • Top 1% of the most affordable universities in Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" ranking
  • 1 of 56 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award winners

Popular Careers

  • Sales
  • Mediator
  • Speech Writer
  • Press Secretary
  • Technical Copywriter
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Public Opinion Researcher