WHAT IS COMMUNICATION?
This major is part of the Business Exploration Group and Social & Behavioral Sciences Exploration Group
The Communication major is designed to educate students about human communication behavior from a scientific standpoint. It concentrates on the empirical investigation of human communication, stressing developments in communication theory and research. The major emphasizes interpersonal, mass, new communication technologies, nonverbal, organizational, intercultural and international communication. Training in the basic theories, principles, practices and research methods of Communication can qualify students for a variety of positions in the communication and media industries, such as: business, advertising, public relations, marketing, electronic media, government/politics, and promotion.
HOW TO DECLARE:
HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:
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COMM 1000 - The Process of Communication (Gen Ed: CA 2)
COMM 1100 - Principles of Public Speaking
COMM 2600 - Media in the Information Age
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
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