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Communication BA


The ability to communicate effectively is the cornerstone of professional success. Minoring in communication will provide you with the tools and techniques to improve your writing, communication, and critical thinking skills: all qualities that employers value highly.

You'll learn how to:

  • read and think critically
  • write with style and conviction
  • engage with literature—and the world—thoughtfully and analytically

The skills you'll develop are essential in today's competitive job market and can lead to rewarding careers in communications, editing, journalism, public relations, social media, technical writing, web publishing, writing for general and specialized audiences, and many other areas.

The minor will prepare you for graduate study across many disciplines, such as creative and professional writing, education, law, and library/information science.

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A minor in communication will supplement your studies in another field, expanding your career options. Choose from topics including internet communications and culture, proposal writing, and speech communications. For the minor, you’ll complete 18 credit hours in English, with a focus on communication.

  • Honors College: take advanced courses, pursue research, and be part of a community of scholars
  • Study Abroad: earn academic credits and gain a global perspective on your field
  • Undergraduate Research: faculty work with students on cutting-edge research projects
  • University Studies: gain the benefit of a broad university education to enhance your knowledge and skills


Christopher Eisenhart

Associate Professor / Chairperson
English & Communication
Liberal Arts 340



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