Communication Studies BA

Total Units Required: 120

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When we study organizational communication, we are studying what makes us human because we are learning what allows us to work together well. Communication is the skill employers are most commonly looking for. The Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies prepares students for management and professional positions in public, private, governmental, nonprofit, and corporate settings. 

The option in organizational communication. Students are trained in communication theory and methods across numerous contexts: groups, teams, organizational, interpersonal relationships, as well as across cultures and communities. A degree in organizational communication prepares you for a wide range of careers in an ever-changing world and lets employers know you are ready to contribute right now.

The option in communication and public affairs. You have something to share with the world. It could be an experience, a passion, or a product. The option in communication and public affairs equips you to share your vision broadly and effectively. In this program of study, students are trained in communication across numerous contexts: groups, teams, organizational, interpersonal relationships, as well as across cultures and communities. Students also take specialized classes in argumentation, persuasion, and freedom of speech. With a degree in public affairs, you tell a future employer you are ready to contribute right now.