The information below describes typical occupations and employers associated with this major.
Understand that some of the options listed below may require additional training.
Moreover, you are not limited to these options alone when choosing a possible career path.
Description of Communication Studies
Communication Studies is a branch of the liberal arts that seeks to develop skills in individual oral and
written expression, critical thinking, group discussion, problem solving, and conceptualizing functions of
communication. Communication Studies majors receive instruction in interpersonal and public communication, as
well as acquire an understanding of both theory and application. The knowledge of application, theory, and
research gained from a major in Communication Studies is a valuable foundation for any career. Graduates in
Communication Studies can pursue careers in government agencies, courtrooms, political campaigns, social
movements, personnel offices, organizational management, sales, corporate education, training, or public relations.
This is also excellent preparation for law school, business school, or other professional and graduate training.
Possible Job Titles
(*As reported by Career Center post-graduate survey)
Alcohol Safety Coordinator*
Assistant Media Planner*