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Communication Studies

The Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies from the University of Mount Union prepares students for a dynamic, ever-changing field that offers an array of exciting and rewarding career paths and graduate school preparation. The communication studies degree is designed to help you become an effective communicator and critical consumer of messages, preparing you for life as an educated citizen, professional, and leader. 

The communication studies major is an excellent double-major when paired with a variety of other diverse majors at Mount Union. Students with aspirations to utilize their strong written and verbal communication skills for a meaningful career can major in communication studies to explore all that the field of communication has to offer.

Communication Studies Major Quick Facts  

The communication studies degree requires a total of 46-48 credit hours, along with the 32 credit hours required to fulfill the University’s general education program, the Integrative Core. The Integrative Core allows students to explore areas of study outside their field of interest while developing essential leadership and communication skills that employers value.

The communication studies major takes a general approach to the study of communication by looking at a wide range of subjects and theoretical perspectives including public speaking, organizational and interpersonal communication, public relations, print production and design, and writing for the media.

Curriculum

The Communication Studies Program is designed to help you become an effective communicator and critical consumer of messages, preparing you for life as an educated citizen and professional. This major will provide you with a general approach to the study of communication as a wide range of subjects and theoretical perspectives are studied, including public speaking, group, organizational and interpersonal communication, public relations, print production and design, and writing for the media just to name a few.

Whether you aspire to become a journalist, carry out social media campaigns, or produce film, the communication studies major will allow you to test out all that the field of communications has to offer.

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