Communication, when applied correctly, offers the most efficient solutions to many problems. From effective persuasion, to improving interpersonal relationships, to critiquing a public statement, there are highly valuable and sought-after skills that you can gain by studying communication.
In this program, students will study the practice of public speaking, interpersonal communication, public relations, and argument, and at the same time integrate the theory and research methods that form the basis for these effective strategies. Graduates will be prepared for roles in a wide range of industries and job categories. If they so choose, students can apply the skills learned in this degree program to graduate study in business, public relations, political science, law and more.
Communication is an excellent major for students interested in working with people and groups in a variety of fields. Communication majors are professionally desirable because they have excellent critical-thinking, listening, and writing abilities. They are concerned with understanding society and improving social institutions and the well-being of individuals.
In our digital age, success in business and industry requires a sophisticated understanding of the communication process. Graduates with a BA in communication are well prepared for many different career options because they understand the nuances that are critical to communication. Positions in human resource management, as well as marketing and public relations, require effective communication skills. Communication students are well prepared for advanced study in such areas as law and business because of the critical thinking skills they develop along with the more practical speaking and writing skills at the core of a communication major.
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Yes. You will need to work with a program advisor to understand what credits will apply and meet the minimum requirement for credit hours completed at the University of Cincinnati.
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