In today’s workplace, whether in business, technology, marketing, politics, education, consulting, international affairs and much more, employers seek employees with strong communication skills when hiring new college graduates. The ability to verbally communicate with others and the ability to create and/or edit written documents is highly valuable for any employer.
The minor in communication may be pursued concurrently with any undergraduate major. If you pair your major with a minor in communication, not only you have made yourself more marketable, but you will also understand the workplace and a variety of other situations better.
Our program encourages students to develop a broad understanding of communication theory and research while honing oral, written, and production skills.
A minor in communication will provide you with useful knowledge of human resources management, advertising, marketing, public relations/political campaign management, events management, speech writing, media production, or journalism.
All students have opportunities for research, global-engagement, public service, and career preparation. As a communication major you can: