Academic catalog

Browse the curriculum, course descriptions and requirements for the Communication program in our academic catalog.

Connect to tech

As a communications major, you’ll focuses on merging the traditional studies of mass communication with today’s developing media technology. The skills you gain with this degree will keep you on top of those trends, and with a unique ability to guide the integration of future media technologies, too.

As a student in the B.A. in Communications program, you can master tons of concepts, including topics in persuasion, investigation and social media. Or, take a more technical route and study development and delivery of all kinds of internet-based messages, as well as traditional print, radio and TV.

You’ll learn from our credentialed professors and industry experts. You’ll manage theory and fundamentals while working hands-on with our top-level technology. Plus, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to develop your portfolio even further with our on-campus student productions (Knight Radio, iPulse TV and iPulse newspaper). Or, snag a chance to volunteer or intern with one of our local, highly respected media outlets.

What you’ll learn as a communications major

  • Mass communications and social media
  • Newest social and mobile media technologies
  • Concepts of persuasion, investigation and social media

Career opportunities

Prepare for a successful career in a variety of fields with a degree in communication.

As a communications major, you will gain the skills needed for a successful communications career. With your bachelor’s degree, you’ll be fully qualified to take on a range of roles, including:

  • Online writer
  • Editor
  • Social media specialist
  • Producer
  • Media relations specialist
  • Communications consultant
  • Speechwriter

Graduates of the bachelor’s in communication program have gone on to work for many well-known corporations, including:

  • CNBC, WCBS-TV and NFL Films
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Ryan Seacrest Productions
  • VH1
  • JetBlue Airways
  • Beacon Communications

Estimated tuition

Full-time tuition for a traditional day undergraduate student is estimated to cost $35,960 annually.

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