The Communications Major

Tomorrow’s brands depend on students that can communicate professionally and theoretically. 

The Department of Communications

The multi-disciplinary program in communication provides theory, tools and techniques for analyzing and producing works of communication in many arenas of professional and personal interaction.

Bachelor of Arts

Major Requirements:

  • Fundamentals of Communication
  • Mass Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Senior Seminar in Communication

No minor available

Choose 12 semester hours from:

  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Business Communication
  • Advanced Journalism
  • Sports Writing
  • Professional Writing
  • Multimedia Writing
  • Writing and Rhetoric
  • Writing for New Media
  • 421 Supervised Internship in Communication
  • Special Topics
  • Argumentation and Advocacy
  • Documentary and Social Change
  • Psychology of Mass Communication

Choose 12 semester hours from:

  • Journalism
  • Editorial Techniques
  • Oral Communication Methods
  • Web Authoring and Publishing
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Research Topics
  • Special Topics
  • Writing about Pop Culture
  • Film Analysis

Career Options:

  • Copywriting
  • Public Relations Personnel
  • Internal Communications
  • Advertising
  • Event Planning
  • Foreign Relations
  • Social Media

Communications Dept. Faculty

Jason Buel, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Communications
Communication Program Coordinator
Ph.D., North Carolina State University