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Bachelor's Degree in Communication Arts

Whatever the future holds, the ability to communicate clearly and get your message across is key to any successful venture. If you have a love for clear, responsible communication and a desire to explore career options ranging from education to business to social media, you should begin with an education in communication.

At UC, our communication arts program stresses the diversity of human communication. Required courses provide a foundation in most of the key areas of communication research today, while elective options let you focus on specific areas, such as mass communication or rhetoric. Classes are small enough, around 15 students, to really get to know your classmates and your teachers. You’ll also have a chance to earn credit through practical experience in forensics, broadcasting practicum or professional internships. We also offer opportunities to stretch your wings with a digital media studio, radio station, campus newspaper, and a nationally recognized speech and debate team.

What can I do with a Communications degree?

Depending on the electives you take, a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts can prepare you for a number of communication career fields – from broadcast journalism to corporate marketing. Your career options can include:

  • Mass Media Specialist
  • Announcer – Radio, Television, and Public Address
  • Communication Teacher (with secondary school certification)
  • Writer/Author/Blogger/Journalist
  • Reporter or Correspondent
  • Editor
  • Public Relations Specialist

Clearly communicate your desire for a brighter future – come to UC for your communication arts degree!

 

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A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.