This program supports students who have an entrepreneurial mindset, allowing them to maximize their career options by taking specified electives, working in multiple internships, or through undergraduate research. You will learn people and relationship skills, management skills, and intercultural communication. Your faculty advisors will help you determine your optimal career path based on your interests and goals. This degree can also be a springboard to further communications graduate programs.
Our flexible Communication Studies program can be tailored to meet your interests, whether through a double-major or other pairings to help craft your unique career path.
With a degree in Communication Studies, you can customize your future with the communication skills necessary to lead others. Graduates of our Communication Studies program embark on many rewarding career choices, including:
Curious about internships and job placement after you graduate? Visit our Office of Career Services.
|FYS 100||First Year Seminar||1 credit|
|CM 101||Public Speaking||3 credits|
|CM 115||Interpersonal Communication||3 credits|
|CM 120||Human Communication||3 credits|
|CM 205||Communication Ethics||3 credits|
|CM 211||Intercultural Communication||3 credits|
|CM 290||Internship Preparation||1 credit|
|CM 2XX||Communication Writing and Research||3 credits|
|CM 2XX||Listening and Communication||3 credits|
|CM 300||Advanced Public Speaking||3 credits|
|CM 310||Conflict Resolution and Negotiation||3 credits|
|CM 390||Organizational Communication||3 credits|
|CM 3XX||Nonverbal Communication||3 credits|
|CM 3XX||Communication Theory||3 credits|
|CM 401||Internship||variable credits|
|CM 490||Communication Capstone||3 credits|
|CM 4XX||Communication and Leadership||3 credits|
|CM 4XX||Persuasion Theory||3 credits|
|CM 490||Communicating Identities||3 credits|
A minor in Communication is available. Please contact the department chair for more information.
Students also have the option of completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies. The student must fulfill all SEE requirements, program requirements and complete two semesters of a foreign language from the point of placement or completion of 202 level.
The BS/MS option is available for students majoring in communication studies who wish to combine their bachelor’s coursework with work toward a master’s degree in one of Stevenson’s graduate programs. Students choosing this option may earn their master's degree in as little as one year after their bachelor's degree. Interested students must formally apply for entrance into a BS/MS option in their junior year. Once admitted into this program, students develop an educational plan in consultation with their undergraduate and graduate advisors. A master's degree in communication studies is available. For more information on this program, see the Stevenson University Online Catalog.